How to use SQL Server 2005

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I have installed SQL Server 2005 but I want to know how to open SQL Server and connect the DB.

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The SQL Server Management Studio should have been installed with SQL 2005. You can use that to manage your database.

If it wasn’t installed (it’ll be listed in the Start > Programs > Microsoft SQL Server 2005 program group). If it isn’t there launch the SQL Server installer again and run through the installer. When you get to the page which has the list of services select the management tools which should be the last one of the list.

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  • Rajib2k5
    I agree with Mr. Denny. Try his suggestion on looking of up the SQL Management Studio. I am curious, are you working with SQL express? If yes, then download the version of the sql express that comes packages with SQL Management studio.
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  • Naughtyrohit
    Hi, I have heard if you have not done ur unistallation properly you have to format your pc cauz there remains some file in registry. If yes what is the procedure to correct it or fromat is only the option. Regards, Rohit
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  • Denny Cherry
    I've never had a machine were installing SQL Server failed and I needed to format the machine.
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  • KishnaSm
    how to check the sql server is working or not
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  • veera9769
    how to download sql server 2005 direct website
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  • danieljones

    Hi Veera

    Open this link in your browser https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=21844 and click on the download button

    Under choose the download you want

    Check SQLEXPR.EXE, ReadmeQLEXP2005.htm, RequirementsSQLEXP2005.htm and click on the next button to start the download
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