Installing Prerequisites

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

  • Microsoft .NET Framework Version  2.0
  • Microsoft SQL Server Native Client
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Setup Support Files
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These components are not removed if Setup fails or is cancelled. To remove them, use Add or Remove Programs in Control Panel.

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