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I installed SQL Server 2005 into my laptop.. But for somereason the 2 Adventure works Database That come along with SQL Server 2005 (Like in SQL Server 2000 There's Pubs and Northwind) were not installed.. Can i then install these 2 Adventure works Database seperately.. as it were not be installed at setup? if so.. how? If not.. Then what is the Alternative
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by:Collindsouza
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Hi AngelIII
I downloaded the adventure works cycles .msi file from the above website.. but when i try and run it.. the progress bar moved to 90 % and just sits there without doing anything.. So its not installing the Database for me.. What do i do??
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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without seeing the contents of the install logfiles, it is impossible to say...

If you fail to get that working, you might try to rerun the setup of the SQL Server 2005 and choose to install the sample database.
If that also fails, try to install a new temporary server with the sample database, backup there and restore on your current server
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