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Reduce space used on C drive

I have installed SQL Server 2008 R2 on my laptop, under 32-bit Windows 7. The SQL Server installation is using approximately 30GB of space on my C: drive. Why is it using so much space, and how can I ...
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Can I upgrade SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard to SQL Server 2014 Developer?

Is there a migration path to upgrade SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard to SQL Server 2014 Developer? If so, are there any pain points? If not, how would you recommend I proceed? The context of this ...
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SQL Server 2008R2 Developer's Edition Error while Installing

I had Sql Server 2008R2 Developer's Edition Installed on my machine, Two Named instances, Default Instance was Sql Server Express. and there was another named Instance Evaluation Enterprise Edition. ...
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Unable to re-install an instance using the original instance name

We are trying to uninstall and re-install a 2008R2 instance. We have uninstalled the database engine but when we tried to re-install it we got the error "Original instance id\name in use". The ...
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SQL instance names not shown in drop-down list when trying to remove cluster node

I was installing SQL Server 2008 R2 on a single-node cluster and accidentally installed into the wrong shared disk on the SAN. But when I tried to use the 'Remove node' from the installation centre ...
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Installing SQL Server Express in parallel of Standard

On a server I have a SQL Server 2008 r2 standard performing very bad. To make a quick & dirty test I would like to try to install express edition. This server is not administrated by me, it is a ...
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Unattended SQL install on a remote machine

My product installation does an unattended install of SQL Server (SQL Server Express by default). I use command line arguments rather than a configuration file, so I'm quite familiar with this ...
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1answer
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Which Edition Of SQL Server Is On The Disc? [duplicate]

I have several SQL Server 2008 R2 setup discs, but they're not labelled with which edition (Standard, Developer, Enterprise etc.) they are for. Running them doesn't give much help as it just shows ...
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SQL Server Instance Version [closed]

I'm working with a SQL Server with several instances. Four of my instances are at 10.50.2811.0 and the remaining two are at 10.50.1765.0 I've tried running SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1 and CU 6 to get it ...
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How can I skip reboot check and remove command line appearing during install of SQL Server?

While i am installing SQL Server 2008 R2 using the configuration file method I sometimes get an error in installation due to system reboot checking. After restarting my PC, SQL Server installs ...
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1answer
239 views

Microsoft Baseline Configuration Analyser on Production

I came across an useful tool that Microsoft has released for configuration analysis. It's called Microsoft Baseline Configuration Analyser 2.0. I downloaded and ran it on my local instance and got a ...
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SQL Server Installation choices

I'm installing SQL Server 2008 R2 which would be helpful in A. querying database. B. Analysis Services C. Reporting services and BIDS (SSRS) D. Powerpivot in Sharepoint During installation I get ...
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SQL SERVER installation error for any version 2008 r2 express edition

I am struggling since yesterday regarding the error, first my SSMS expired for some reason & i was not able to get it working. I was not abel to unstall all the soofware related to SQL Server ...
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Setting up SQL Server 2008 R2

I need to set up a SQL Server for a development environment for a client. First I installed SQL Server 2008, I was able to connect to it from SQL Server Management Studio fine but when I tried to ...
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1answer
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SQL Server 2005 Tools makes SQL Server 2008 Express install fail

When I tried installing SQL Server 2008 Express, the install failed due to this line. How can I circumvent this, or fix the issue?
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Install SQL Server Express r2 2008 using a configuration file

I need to deploy my application with SQL Server Express. There is a way of installing sql express using a configuration file so that when deploying my application it appears as if I am only installing ...
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1answer
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SQL Server 2008 R2 64bits repair error

I had to reinstall the default server instance on one Windows 2008 R2 server. I checked that the sql groups were cleaned and the registry keys cleaned before reinstalling. After reinstalling, the ...
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Unattended install of SQL Server 2008 R2 cluster fails with error - “Illegal characters in path.”

I am trying to build an .ini file for unattended installations of SQL Server 2008 R2. I followed this blog post to build an initial .ini file: ...