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SQL Server 2008 "SQLPath"/ Install Directory specifiied in Registry

Last Modified: 2012-06-21
Need to know the registry key that specifies the install/setup directory for SQL Server 2008 (I know locations of earlier versions).

Older versions had a value named "SQLPath", located in "SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MSSQLServer\Setup", which specified this location.

The reason I need this is to determine where the backup directory is - perhaps there is a new value that I can query to get this.

Alternative answers can be database queries that provide this information.

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