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.