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How do you setup a daily recurring backup in Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio Express?

Need it to run everyday without manually starting it.
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It's under maintenance plans
Here's one way to do it:  http://www.brianmadden.com/blogs/guestbloggers/archive/2007/05/07/how-to-automate-the-backup-of-a-sql-server-2005-express-data-store.aspx
I haven't been able to get it to delete old backups though so I have to manually delete them once a week or they eat up my disk space.
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create a daily job for backup.
Regards.
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Since you are using SQL Server Express Edition, you cannot use SQL Server Agent and have to resort to using something like Windows Task Scheduler.
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What part of my solution did you not like?
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