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September 5, 2011

How to find SQL Instances installed and uninstall SQL Server 2005 Express

Filed under: General Tips — Duy Nguyen @ 2:17 pm
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Run this script in Management Studio to find what instances are installed:

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/sqlserverfaq/archive/2009/03/20/how-to-list-all-the-installed-sql-server-on-the-server-using-tsql.aspx

1. In add/remove find Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express
2. Uninstall
3. Choose Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express instances
4. If prompted to do so, stop any Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express services in services.msc

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