Installation Prerequisites


For SQL Server to install successfully, the following software components are required on the installation computer. They will be installed by SQL Server Setup:

  • .NET Framework version 4.0 for all editions of SQL Server 2014

  • SQL Server Setup support files

  • SQL Server Native Client

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These components are not removed if Setup fails or is canceled. To remove them, use Add or Remove Programs in Control Panel.

To install the prerequisite files, click Install. To quit the installation, click Cancel.