troubleshooting Question

Change/alias SQL Server Instance name

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Microsoft SQL ServerMicrosoft SQL Server 2005
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I have a default install of SQLEXPRESS installed on my worstation.  The instance of course is named localhost\SQLEXPRESS.  Is there a way to change the instance name to just "localhost"?

I have a lot of code that refernces "localhost"...

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