Is it possible to install SQL Server 2008 R2 on Windows 7 Home Basic 64 bit?

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Hi, Is it possible to install MS SQL Server 2008 R2 installation on Windows 7 Home Basic 64-BIT OS?

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MS SQL SERVER 2008 R2, INTEL ICORE-3, 3GB RAM, 320 GB HARD DISK

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If you want to install the Developer edition then yes it will install on Windows 7 Home Basic. The Workgroup and up OSs will want a server OS like Windows 2008 R2 Standard, Enterprise or Data Center.

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  • EmNichs
    Hi Prateek55, You will find SQL Server 2008 R2 installation requirements at SearchSystemsChannel.com, among other topics including hosted services, database management, and server management and monitoring. I hope this helps! Em
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  • Prateek55
    Hello, Can anyone send me the link from where I can download the SQL server 2008 developer edition 64 bit evaluation version. I am not able to find the given edition on microsoft site. Please let me know.
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