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sql server light

Hi all a while ago I installed visual studio 2008, I think it comes with a desktop version of sql server. if it does can anyone tell me how to access it using SQL serverr management studio.

ive tried using localhost and 127.0.0.1

thanks
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andrew67
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leakim971PluritechnicianCommented:
Hello andrew67,

What about : SQLEXPRESS

Regards.
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zadeveloperCommented:
It comes with SqlExpress
If you have SQL management Studio you can connect to it proberly via (local)/SQLEXPRESS
Else use the Visual Studio IDE as follows:
Open VS2008 - > New Project - >Select : Database and then Sql Server Project - you will then be prompted for server Instance and credentials : put them in (again if you dont know it is proberbly (local)/sqlexpress / else use the drop down provided and select which one you think it is.
You can then use the visual studio IDE to act like query analyser
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andrew67Author Commented:
thats the one thanks a lot
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leakim971PluritechnicianCommented:
Thanks for the points!
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