SQL Server 2005 with VB.net

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Hello,
I am hareen.
I am working on collegedatabase managment software, which is developed in vb.net. I'm using SQL Server database 2005 and my database name is collegedatabaseMV.mdf . I have some questions. What is necessary to load SQL Server 2005 on client computer when I'm installing my application setup with .mdf database file  on client computer?
How can I run my application on client computer without SQL Server 2005 database?
Does it mean if client have not installed SQL Server 2005 on his computer, then how to client can use this application without server 2005?


Software/Hardware used:
Vb.net, window xp, vista, windows 7
ASKED: July 29, 2011  10:11 AM
UPDATED: October 23, 2013  6:10 PM

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You can’t. SQL Server 2005 will need to be installed somewhere so that you can attach the database to the SQL Server instance.

What is necessary to load sql server 2005 on client computer when i am install my application setup with .mdf database file on client computer?

They will need to purchase a license for SQL Server and install it on a computer. If the database is small enough they can download the express edition of SQL Server which is free. You might want to look at a newer version of SQL Server than SQL Server 2005 as that is 6 years old and there have been two major releases since then with another coming later this year (2011) or early next year (2012).

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