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I've just set up SQL Server 2008 Express on my computer, kind of as a learning tool. Unfortunately I've seem to installed a number of instances to get it working. I would like to uninstall all but one server as it's taking up memory.

I'm not sure how to do that. I can disconnect it from SQL Server Management Studio but it's still there when I reconnect to it.

Is there some sort of screen I can go to, where it shows all the instance of SQL Server on my computer and where I can delete them.


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you need to uninstall the instances that you don't want. Removing them from SQL Server Management Studio doesn't remove them from your computer. This article should help:

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