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How to delete a SQL Server instance ?

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Hi

I want to delete an instance of the Server.
To remove the storage disk space.

How to go about.

Thanks & Rgds
Heng
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The whole instance or just a database?

If it is the whole instance, you really have to deinstall SQL Server (what would you be saving?). If it is just a database, go into Enterprise Manager, click the database in question, and right mouse, then select Delete. Are you sure?

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Run the setup again and it wil give an option to remove the instance.
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