When you try to install Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 on Windows Server 2008, the installation fails and rolls back. Additionally, you receive the following error message:
Account Verification Error
Setup is unable to confirm the account details. For Operations Manager SDK accounts, make sure it is a local Administrator account. To continue setup, go back and enter the correct account information.
A new Knowledge Base article has been published to address this and there’s a hotfix available for download.
For details see the link below:
KB974886 – Error message when you try to install System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 on Windows Server 2008: "Account Verification Error"
J.C. Hornbeck | Manageability Knowledge Engineer