Manual installation of the SQL Server
Use the Windows Control Panel Add/Remove Programs (XP) or Programs and Features (Vista/Windows 7) to remove all SQL Server 2005 related items.
- If the version on your software disk is older than 5.0.304, then
Insert the HORTICOPIA Professional software disk in your CD drive
If the installation software starts, exit it by selecting "Decline" on the License Agreement and clicking on OK
From the Start menu select Runů, and enter
- Download the lates SQL Server 2005 from Microsoft's website at http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=3181842a-4090-4431-acdd-9a1c832e65a6
- You can use all the default options during the installation.
- Skip to Step 8
D:\Software\SQL\Setup.exe (change D: as needed for your CD drive)
When the installation starts, accept the Microsoft agreement
Use all the default options. You may change the default instance name from SQLEXPRESS to HORTPROSQL, if desired.
Proceed with the installation. It may take as
long as 15 minutes to complete.
Be sure to note any error messages.