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SQL Server 2005 Downloads

Get service packs, add-ins, tools, and trial software that you can download or order from Microsoft.

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SQL Server Migration Assistant for Microsoft AccessSQL Server Migration Assistant for Microsoft Access

Automates database migration from Access to SQL Server 2005.

Service Packs

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  • SQL Server Express

    SQL Server Express is a free, easy-to-use, light-weight but powerful database for building data-driven applications.

  • SQL Server Compact 3.5

    SQL Server Compact is a free, easy-to-use embedded database for building Windows Desktop and mobile applications.

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  • Tools and Utilities

    Find tools designed to make migrating, deploying, and administering SQL Server 2005 easier.

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  • Documentation

    Download the Books Online, guides, and help files you need to make running SQL Server 2005 easier.

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