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sql server installation problem

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hello

i m trying to install sql server 2005 on pentium 3 with 256 ram , there is an error while installing that u must intall "windows installer 3.1 or later' , and i am using windows 2003 server. kindly tell what i will do in order to overcome on this problem.

thanx

rashid
Mar 10 '08 #1
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hello

i m trying to install sql server 2005 on pentium 3 with 256 ram , there is an error while installing that u must intall "windows installer 3.1 or later' , and i am using windows 2003 server. kindly tell what i will do in order to overcome on this problem.

thanx

rashid
Hi,
If you are using enterprise edition means, your hardware dosen't support. Please see the software&Hardware Requirements sheet.

You may download "windows installer 3.1 or later" from microsft official site.
you need windows server 2003 with SP1.

link for windows installer 3.1
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=889482FC-5F56-4A38-B838-DE776FD4138C&displaylang=en

Please try SQLExpress it's free edition.
you download from microsoft official site.
You need following software for SQLExpress
1.windows installer 3.1
2. .Net Framework 2.0
Mar 11 '08 #2

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