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how i connect to sql 2008 from sql studio management 2005

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Kamal KhaleefaFlag for Kuwait asked on
ASP.NETMicrosoft SQL Server 2005Microsoft SQL Server 2008
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i need to connect to hosting database which is sql2008
but at my pc i have only sql 2005 express
when i connect i got this error

This version of Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio Express can only be used to connect to SQL Server 2000 and SQL Server 2005 servers. (Microsoft.SqlServer.Express.ConnectionDlg)