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I am facing difficulties installing the MS SQL Server Express 2008 Service Pack 1. I already have MS SQL Server Express 2008 installed and all I want to do is to install the SP1 however I get following error message even though all features are selected, it still tells me to select one or more features: enter image description here

Also just for information, when I open the SQL Server Configuration Manager to manage my SQL Server Services, the following error message is displayed: enter image description here

If anyone who has faced this and has a solution then please let me know, as my aim is to install management studio, but for that I must have SP1 installed at least, and I'm stuck at that point. Thanks.

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please follow : 
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/bethmassi/archive/2011/02/18/step-by-step-installing-sql-server-management-studio-2008-express-after-visual-studio-2010.aspx

and your solution is :
1) Installation type is perform new installation sql 2008 from option and con't
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thanks this worked perfectly. I chose the wrong option for installation. –  Bat_Programmer Oct 5 '12 at 11:08
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