How do I download and install SQL Server 2005?

Download Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition from the Microsoft Web site and save it to a location on your computer. Double-click SQLEXPR.exe file to begin the installation. Click I accept the licensing terms and conditions, and then click Next.

Is SQL Server 2005 free?

Fortunately, Microsoft provides a free version of SQL Server – MS SQL Server 2005 Express, which has the full functionality of the standard MS SQL Server.

How do I manually start SQL Server 2005?

9 Answers

  1. Go to services, from control panel -> Administrative Tools.
  2. Click on properties of “SQL Server (MSSQLSERVER)”
  3. Go to Log On Tab, Select “This Account”
  4. Enter your windows login detail (administrator and password)
  5. Start the service manually, it should work fine..

How do I install SQL on Windows 8?

How to Install SQL Server

  1. Step 1) Open the .exe file. Double click on “SQLServer2017-SSEI-Dev.exe”.
  2. Step 2) Choose the version.
  3. Step 3) Accept the terms.
  4. Step 4) Choose the location.
  5. Step 5) Finish the installation process.

How do I install SQL Server client tools?

Installing SQL Server client tools at the command prompt

  1. To install SQL Server client tools and SQL Server Books Online, run the following command: Setup.exe/q/Action=Install /Features=Tools.
  2. To install only the basic SQL Server Management tools run the following command: Setup.exe/q/Action=Install Features=SSMS.

What must be installed prior to the installation of SQL Server 2005?

Use a Domain Account for the services to access SQL Report Database. Internet Information Services (IIS) must be preinstalled, set to automatic and running prior to installing the reporting services portion of Visual Studio 2005. It will be grayed out and not selectable if IIS is not present.