Downloading/Installing SQL Server 2012 Express

Posted on 2014-08-03
Last Modified: 2014-08-03
What files do I need to download for this?  As I recall, when I did this for sql server 2010 it took me a bit to get it right.  I an using Windows 7 64 bit OS.

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    Yo start on this page
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    by:Vaseem Mohammed
    You can download SQL 2012 Express (SQLEXPR_x64_ENU.exe) from
    Also download Management Tools (SQLManagementStudio_x64_ENU.exe) so that you can manage your SQL instance after installation.

    Refer to "System Requirements" section on same page to make sure you have proper system config.

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    by:Bob Schneider
    Thank you!

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    by:Bob Schneider
    @Wasim, I am sorry.  I had already accepted a solution before yours came in.  Apologies!
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    Hey, we all are here to help each other.

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