Install SQL Server 2008 Express with INNO setup

Stef Merlijn
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Hi,

Is there an INNO setup script available for checking for existing installations an installing SQL Server 2008 Express.

For SQL Server 2005 Express the code from the link below works (but not for 2008):
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Installation/Q_23868626.html

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This should help with Silent Installation of 2008 express:

http://blogesh.wordpress.com/2008/09/23/silent-install-of-sql-server-2008/

Specifying an Unique Instance name makes it un-necessary to check for existing Instances by specifying /INSTANCENAME parameter.
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How could I install it in such a way (parameters) that every windows user has immediate access to the database?
Raja Jegan RSQL Server DBA & Architect, EE Solution Guide
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This should help you on the steps done above:

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/sql_protocols/archive/2005/10/19/482840.aspx

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