SharePoint products Configuration Wizard failed

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I am running Windows 8 OS and have successfully installed Share Point 2013 and Technology Configuration Wizard and failed after step 7/8 giving me the following error “Configuration Failed”. I want to resolve this error immediately.

Thanks in advance.




Configuration Failed

Once or more configuration settings failed. Completed configuration settings will not be rolled back. Resolve the problem and run this configuration wizard again. The following contains detailed information    about failure:

Failed to create sample data.

An exception of type system argument Exception was throne. Additional exception information: The SDDL string contains an invalid sid or asid the cannot be translated. 

Parameter name:sddlForm

To diagnose the problem, review the application event log and the configuration log file located at:

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SharePoint products Configuration Wizard failed


Hi Robert,
The error is due to the service running under the Network Service account.
The solution to it is stated below:
1) Open the SharePoint 2013 Powershell
2) Paste the below code:
$SearchServ=Get-Credential[Your Search Account]
New-SPManagedAccount-Credential $SearchServ
3) Go to 'C:ProgramFilesMicrosoft Office Servers15.0DataOfficeServer', Choose the latest 'Analytics' folder
4) Right Click 'Properties' folder, Select 'Sharing', Click 'Advanced sharing'
5) Check the checkbox for 'Share this folder', click 'Permissions'
6) Select 'Everyone', 'Read Only'
7) Add the 'Search Service Account' created, Assign 'Full Control'
8) Add 'WSS_ADMIN_WPG' group, Assign 'Full Control'
9) Run the configuration wizard

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