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How to find out programmatically whether MSDE is installed ?

rajesh_khater
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Last Modified: 2010-04-07
Hi

I am writing an installer program for my app that needs to install its database.

The installer needs to check whether SQL Server or MSDE is installed on this computer. if yes, what is its instance name and port .

How can I do that ?
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