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    Readme Files for SQL Server 2005 SP2 and SQL Server 2005 SP2 Express Editions and Tools

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    Before you install SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2 (SP2), download, extract, and read the SP2 Setup documentation (sqlhotfix_setuphelp.exe), and review the SP2 readme file. Before you install SQL Server 2005 SP2 Express editions and tools, read the related readme files.
    • 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:

      9.00.3042

      File Name:

      ReadmeSQL2005SP2.htm

      ReadmeSQLEXP2005.htm

      ReadmeSQLEXP2005Advanced.htm

      ReadmeSQLEXP2005Toolkit.htm

      ReadmeSSMSE2005.htm

      RequirementsSQLEXP2005.htm

      RequirementsSQLEXP2005Advanced.htm

      RequirementsSQLEXP2005Toolkit.htm

      sqlhotfix_setuphelp.exe

      WhatsNewSQL2005SP2.htm

      Date Published:

      8/31/2007

      File Size:

      96 KB

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        SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2 (SP2) will upgrade all editions of SQL Server 2005 to SP2 except Express Edition. You must use Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition (SQL Server Express) SP2 to upgrade instances of SQL Server Express to SP2. SQL Server Express SP2 can also be used to install a new instance of SQL Server Express.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows 2000 Service Pack 4, Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1, Windows Small Business Server 2003 , Windows Vista, Windows XP Service Pack 2

        • A Web browser to read the readme HTML files.

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