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How to install MS SQL 6 or MS SQL 7 to Windows 2003 Standard Edition?

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Is it possible to install MS SQL Server 7 or MS SQL Server 6 on Windows 2003 Server Standard Edition?
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Nope.... You will need to migrate to at least upgrade to SQL Server 2000 to run on Win2K3.  
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=810391
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Hi, is it possible if I install MS SQL Server 6 or 7 in my Windows XP Professional?
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Nope... You can only install MSSQL7 client tools on the XP workstations.  Sorry.

Are you just looking to install a database?  Would MSDE or SQL Server Express work?
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Because I need to migrate my MS SQL Server 7 from my Windows Server 2000 to a new machine.
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I would look at migrating from MSSQL 7 to MSSQL2000 and then upgrade from Windows 2000 to Windows 2003.  That is pretty much your only migration path, or the path of least resistance.
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