Today I started installing SCCM 2012 Beta 2 in my test environment. while I was installing the Central Admin Site, the installation wizard got stuck at “Evaluating Setup Environment” step and the following errors were logged in C:\ConfigMgrSetup.log: ERROR: Failed to write string -T8295 to registry on SQL Server ERROR: Failed to write string “-T4199” to registry on SQL Server This is because the SQL Server service is not running under Local System. After I changed the SQL Server service to run under Local System, restarted SQL Server service, the SCCM 2012 setup went successful! This is documented in “Configuration
Found this article from Technet today: What’s New in Configuration Manager 2012 Lots of exciting new features. Can’t wait for my newly ordered testing PC (Intel i7 with 24GB RAM running Hyper-V 2008 R2) arrives so I can start playing SCCM 2012 Beta 2!