SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 1

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Download SQL Server 2008 SP1.
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      SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 1 (SP1) is now available. You can use these packages to upgrade any SQL Server 2008 edition.

      Note:We remain committed to our plans to keep service packs contained, focusing on essential updates only, primarily a Roll-up of Cumulative Update 1 to 3, Quick Fix Engineering (QFE) updates, as well as fixes to issues reported through the SQL Server community. While keeping product changes contained, we have made significant investments to ease deployment and management of Service Packs:
      • Slipstream – You are now able to integrate the base installation with service packs (or Hotfixes) and install in a single step.
      • Service Pack Uninstall – You are now able to uninstall only the Service Pack (without removing the whole instance)
      • Report Builder 2.0 Click Once capability

      For more information about SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 1, please review the Release Notes.

  • Supported Operating System

    Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista

      • 32-bit systems (x86)
        • PC with Intel or compatible Pentium III 600 MHz or higher processor (1 GHz or faster recommended)
      • 64-bit systems (x64, ia64)
        • 1GHz or faster processor
      • Minimum of 512 MB of RAM (1 GB or more recommended)
      • 675 MB of available hard disk space

  • Install Instructions
      Note: You must have administrative rights on the computer to install SQL Server 2008 SP1.

      We recommend that you read the Release Notes and Readme before installing SQL Server 2008 SP1.

        Step 1: Download and review the setup documentation.

          To view the SQL Server 2008 SP1 Setup documentation on the local computer, do the following:
          1. Download and run SqlSP1_setuphelp.exe.
          2. Follow the instructions to extract the Help file.
          3. Find the location on the local computer where you saved the SqlSP1_setuphelp.chm file.
          4. Double-click SqlSP1_setuphelp.chm to open the Help file.

        Step 2: Download the appropriate package by clicking one of the links below.
          To start the installation immediately, click Run.
          To install SP1 at a later time, click Save.