SQL 2000 and SQL 2005 On The Same Server?

I have a Windows 2008 Server (64 bit) with SQL 2005 SP4 running on it.
I have a database that cannot run on a SQL 2005 server, but can on a SQL 2000 server.
My question is:
Can I load both SQL versions together on the same server without each of them conflicting with one another?

Thanks,
J.Jensen
JJENSEN3Asked:
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Éric MoreauSenior .Net ConsultantCommented:
you can normally restore your 2000 database on SQL 2005 and keep the compatibility level to 2000.
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JJENSEN3Author Commented:
The database creator is telling me that it is not possible to run the database in the lower compatibility mode and have it operate properly.
So, I guess I am back to my original question: can I run both on the same server?
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Éric MoreauSenior .Net ConsultantCommented:
Yes you can. One will be installed as a shared instance. You will have to give it a name when you install it. To access it, you will have to use the servername\instancename to connect.
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JJENSEN3Author Commented:
Thanks emoreau for the advice I will try it out.
Not to complicate this, but the server that I need to run the SQL2000 on is a Windows 2008 server x64.
Are there any precautions I should be aware of?
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