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    Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 RTM - Express with Management Tools

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    Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 R2 Express is a powerful and reliable data management system that delivers a rich set of features, data protection, and performance for embedded applications, lightweight Web Sites and applications, and local data stores.
    • Details
      Note:There are multiple files available for this download.Once you click on the "Download" button, you will be prompted to select the files you need.
      Version:

      10.50.1600.1

      File Name:

      SQLEXPRWT_x64_ENU.exe

      SQLEXPRWT_x86_ENU.exe

      Date Published:

      4/20/2010

      File Size:

      247.5 MB

      235.5 MB

        The Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 R2 RTM - Express is a powerful and reliable data management system that delivers a rich set of features, data protection, and performance for embedded applications, lightweight Web Sites and applications,, and local data stores. Designed for easy deployment and rapid prototyping, this download includes support for Sysprep, Microsoft's System Preparation Utility for Microsoft Windows operating system deployment.

        SQL Server Express with Management Tools is an easy-to-use version of the SQL Server® Express data platform that includes the graphical management tool SQL Server Management Studio (SMSS) Express

        To read what is new in SQL Server® 2008 R2 click here.

        Here is the SQL Server® Privacy Statement. for your review

        Note : Some components in the Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 R2 have two different methods to complete the installation process:
        • Attended Installation – an interactive user interface will guide you through the set-up process and obtain all of the information and consent required to complete the installation. This includes the displaying, acknowledgement, and archiving of the applicable SQL Server license terms.

        • Un-attend Installation – this is a DOS command Line set-up process that does not have an interactive user interface to guide you through the set-up process. In this case, you will be required to enter a parameter during installation that indicates your acceptance of the license terms.
          Here is the copy of the Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 R2 License Terms for your review.
    • Supported Operating System

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

        • 32-bit systems
          • Computer with Intel or compatible 1GHz or faster processor (2 GHz or faster is recommended.)
        • 64-bit systems
          • 1.4 GHz or faster processor
        • Minimum of 512 MB of RAM (2 GB or more is recommended.)
        • 2.2 GB of available hard disk space


        Here is the copy of the detailed Systems Requirements for your review.

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