64 bit Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools for Visual Studio 2013

I was trying to install SQL Server Data Tools for Visual Studio 2013 on a Windows 2012 R2 machine. I kept getting an “Invalid Architecture” error. I assumed this was because the install is x86 and the operating system is x64.

This strange, and perhaps even silly, trick got things moving along…

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/4ae33edc-c1ad-44df-bc74-ffb30ea91287/64-bit-microsoft-sql-server-data-tools-business-intelligence-for-visual-studio-2012-?forum=sqlreportingservices

Go figure!

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