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    • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Manager - Community Technology Preview December 2004

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        • Key Note: Before installing SQL Server 2005 Express Manager, install SQL Server 2005 December CTP on the machine. SQL Server 2005 Express Edition December CTP can be obtained from here.

          To download and install SQL Server 2005 Express Manager, perform the following steps:

          Note: You must have administrative rights on the computer to install SQL Server 2005 Express Manager.

          • Step 1: Install SQL Server 2005 Express Manager by clicking the Download button on the upper right corner of this page. ExpressManager.msi is a Windows Installer based installation package of SQL Server 2005 Express Manager. Save the ExpressManager.msi file to your computer.

            Note: If you click Open (instead of Save), ExpressManager.msi will start Setup over the network. This method is not recommended on slow network or dial-up connections.

          • Step 2: Double-click the downloaded ExpressManager.msi file. Click Next to continue past the Welcome dialog. Examine the End User License Agreement information. If you accept the terms, select "I accept the terms" in the license agreement, and then click Next to continue the installation.

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