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    • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 SP2 Express Edition Service Pack 2

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      SQLEXPR_x86_ENU.exeRecommended
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      SQLEXPR_x64_ENU.exeRecommended
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        • To install SQL Server 2008 Express you must have administrative rights on the computer . We recommend that you read the Release Notes and Readme before installing SQL Server 2008 Express.
          • To view the SQL Server 2008 SP2 Setup documentation on the local computer, do the following:
            • Download and run SqlSP2_setuphelp.exe.
            • Follow the instructions to extract the Help file.
            • Find the location on the local computer where you saved the SqlSP2_setuphelp.chm file.
            • Double-click SqlSP2_setuphelp.chm to open the Help file.

          Note: SQL Server 2008 Express includes both 32-bit and 64-bit versions. SQLEXPR32_x86 is a smaller package that can be used to install SQL Server 2008 Express onto only 32-bit operating systems. SQLEXPR_x86 is the same product but supports installation onto both 32-bit and 64-bit (WoW) operating systems. SQLEXPR_x64 is a native 64-bit SQL Server 2008 Express and supports installation onto only 64-bit operating systems. There is no other difference between these packages.

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