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Installing MS SQL Server 2008 R2 Utilizing Data Array

Maybe I can't put together a query that finds what I am looking for on the Internet, but I want to make sure this is done right. I have a new server that has Windows Server 2008 R2 loaded onto a RAID ...
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Can I install SharePoint Foundation 2010 with full SQL Server 2008?

I cannot find out how do I install SharePoint Foundation 2010 with full SQL Server 2008, it seems that installation wizard forces me to use Express edition. Is there a way to use Foundation with ...
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Can't install SQL Server 2008 on Windows 7 pro x64? Why Failing?

Getting installation failed and links lead me to this log. I've tried about 3 times now after removing prior installs and doing a windows update that just install Windows 7 sp1. Where exactly can I ...
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SQL server 2008 installation error

I had installed trial version of SQL 2008 R2 on my machine with win 7 as OS. Today I uninstalled it since trial expired then I tried to install SQL 2008 express edition with Advanced services but I ...
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Can SQL 2008 and SQL 2008 R2 reside in a single machine?

I do know that it would be much better if I try it first. But the problem is that its my client's dedicated server with many websites running on it. So, I cannot actually test that there. The server ...
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SQL2008R2 install issues on windows 7 - unable to install setup support files?

I am trying to install the above but am getting the following errors when its attempting to install the setup support files, This is the first error that occurs during installation of the setup ...
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“1% is not a valid win32 application” Sql Server Setup

I am trying to install Sql Server 2008 R2 Express(x86) to my Windows Server 2008 Server(32bit) machine since yesterday evening but I am having this weird error during installation progress. "1% is not ...
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Unable to install SQL server 2008 after uninstalling it twice (VS2010 is available in system)

Due to some reason i uninstalled sql Server 2008 from control panel(add remove program) I Installed SQL server twice, but it failed everytime. Last time at Installation progress task it failed for ...
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SP2 install on A\P fail-over cluster for SQL2008 & Win2008 - How to?

Any recommendations and any known issues with installing SP2 for SQL2008 on Win2008 fail-over Active\Passive Cluster? And the best procedure to get this done with minimum downtime? Replication and ...
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SQL2005 Express Machine believes it's part of a Cluster fails to Upgrade

I have a machine where I am attempting to upgrade from Sql2005 Express to Sql2008r2 Express, but it is failing on the Rules check. Rule Check Result Rule "Not clustered or the cluster ...
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Difference between “NT AUTHORITY\NETWORK SERVICE” and “NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM”

I am installing MS SQL Server 2008 R2 and I got to the window where I have to set the service accounts. I want to know the difference between NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM" and "NT AUTHORITY\NETWORK SERVICE". I ...
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Can't connect to SQL Server 2008R2 on Windows Server 2008R2

I reinstall a server Windows Server 2008 R2, I installed SQL Server 2008 R2 no problem during installation. When I try to connect with "Microsoft SQL Management Studio" via sa account or Windows ...
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How do I solve MSSQL 2008 install error, “The MOF compiler could not connect with the WMI server”?

Possibly related to: SQL Server 2008 Install fails error reading etwcls.mof After manually removing MSSQL 2008 from my system (uninstall failed to remove two instances), I receive the following ...
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Sql Server 2008 Install

I already have Visual Studio 2008 installed. When installing developer Sql Server 2008, do I need to check the Business Intelligence Development Studio option? I'm guessing not. I assume if I ...
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“'' is not a valid login or you do not have permission” on sql server installation

I have tried installing SQL Server 2008 multiple times on my machine, and I always receive this error about 3/4 of the way through: '' is not a valid login or you do not have permission. I use SYSTEM ...
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Unable to install SQL Server 2008 - The SQL Server browser service username cannot be changed

I'm trying to install SQL Server 2008 on an XP machine alongside SQL Server 2005, however during the instalaltion process the user that the SQL server browser is to be installed under is listed as ...
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SQL Server 2008 service pack doesn't recognise database instance for upgrading

SQL Server 2008 was installed into a brand new virtual machine running Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit. There was a warning when running SQL Server setup to run Service Pack 1 after installation. Once ...
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Error when installing SQL Server 2008 on Windows 7

When installing SQL Server 2008 on a Windows 7 machine, it experiences the following error. TITLE: Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Setup ------------------------------ The following error has ...
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SQL Server 2005 and 2008 instances on the same machine

I currently have a machine with SQL Server 2005 SP3 installed. I would like to add a SQL Server 2008 instance, but I'm not sure if I should upgrade the 2005 or try to install a separate instance of ...
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How to install SQL Server 2000, SQL Server 2005 and SQL Server 2008 on a single machine

I'm in the process of migrating development databases from an old (soon to be decommissioned) database server to a VMWare-hosted virtual machine running Windows 2008 x64. The old server runs SQL ...
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MS SQL SERVER 2008 install

If i have a one processor license for ms sql 2008 can i just click to turn on the other processor in the event i buy another license?
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SQL Server 2008 - Versions Installed Size

Is there a significant difference in the size on disk between the different versions of SQL Server 2008? I am setting up a test environment on my laptop and I was wondering if there is any reason not ...
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How to install Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Management Studio Express

I have Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Express Edition already installed, and now I want to install SQL Server 2008 Management Studio Express. I've tried with the only two options that look feasible: ...