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Installing SQL Server on top of SQL Server 2005???

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by sundeepboora, Mar 6, 2011.

  1. sundeepboora New Member

    Hi,Is it possible to install SQL Server on top of existing SQL Server 2005 in my machine.Please help me on this.Thanks,Sandeep
  2. FrankKalis Moderator

  3. satya Moderator

    Welcome to the forums.
    As Frank referred the link, you can install an additional instance of 2005 or higher version as a NAMED Instance if your existing instance is a DEFAULT instance.
  4. sundeepboora New Member

    Thanks Frank and Satya, i installed 2008R2along side 2005, and they are working fine.
  5. randall86 New Member

    Hey guys. Thanks a lot for the info. I am new to this forum and I had the same exact question as you sundeepboora and you guys answered it! Thanks again! Very helpful
  6. satya Moderator

    Welcome to the forums, appreciate your information here... hope you are finding this site resource much useful to enhanceSQL knowledge [:)].
  7. peterpatrickgo New Member

    I am also just want to install 2005 along with 2008, really tks 4 ur links, FrankKalis:D
  8. satya Moderator

    In addition to this forum...SQL Server Books Online is your friend and obviously Google & Bing are your other friends too....;)

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