?
Solved

To install sql 2005 64bit, do I need to un-install sql 2005 express first or would it automatically upgrade?

Posted on 2011-03-08
2
Medium Priority
?
499 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Hi, I'm running windows 7 Enterprise.  The current sql express version information is as below.  I'm not sure if it's 64 bit or not.  
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio                                    9.00.5000.00
Microsoft Analysis Services Client Tools                                    2005.090.5000.00
Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC)                                    6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
Microsoft MSXML                                    3.0 5.0 6.0
Microsoft Internet Explorer                                    8.0.7600.16385
Microsoft .NET Framework                                    2.0.50727.4952
Operating System                                    6.1.7600

Microsoft SQL Server 2005 - 9.00.3042.00 (Intel X86)   Feb  9 2007 22:47:07   Copyright (c) 1988-2005 Microsoft Corporation  Express Edition on Windows NT 6.1 (Build 7600: )
0
Comment
Question by:lapucca
2 Comments
 
LVL 11

Accepted Solution

by:
Swindle earned 2000 total points
ID: 35071754
You can start the install the new version of SQL 2005 alongside the existing installation without causing any issues.  There should be no need to uninstall SQL Express first.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:lapucca
ID: 35071788
thank you.
0

Featured Post

The 14th Annual Expert Award Winners

The results are in! Meet the top members of our 2017 Expert Awards. Congratulations to all who qualified!

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

Join & Write a Comment

by Mark Wills PIVOT is a great facility and solves many an EAV (Entity - Attribute - Value) type transformation where we need the information held as data within a column to become columns in their own right. Now, in some cases that is relatively…
In this article, we will show how to detach and attach a database and then show how to repair a corrupt database and attach it, If it has some errors. We will show how to detach and attach using SSMS or using T-SQL sentences.
SQL Database Recovery Software repairs the MDF & NDF Files, corrupted due to hardware related issues or software related errors. Provides preview of recovered database objects and allows saving in either MSSQL, CSV, HTML or XLS format. Ensures recov‚Ķ
Stellar Phoenix SQL Database Repair software easily fixes the suspect mode issue of SQL Server database. It is a simple process to bring the database from suspect mode to normal mode. Check out the video and fix the SQL database suspect mode problem.

569 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question