SQL Server 2005 setup fails on windows 2008 due to corrupt VC++ component

Here is a scenario where you might end up receiving a Fatal Error while installing SQL 2005 on Windows 2008 environments. Below is the snippet from the Setup logs:   Summary Log: ========== OS Version      : Server 4.0, Enterprise Edition Service Pack 2 (Build 6002) Time            : Sun Apr 18 07:45:43 2010   Machine         :…