Click 'Install' and review your summary log

Installing and configuring a SQL Server instance can be a challenging process. Installing a SQL Server 2005 instance is an entirely new learning opportunity for DBAs and developers upgrading to the latest version. Follow this step-by-step guide and experience a glitch-free installation.

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15 Ready to Install – Review the items that will be installed. Press the 'Install' button to proceed.
16 Setup Progress – Review the status for each step in the process. At the end of the installations, press the 'Next' button to proceed.
17 Completing Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Setup – Review the summary log and press the 'finish' button to complete the process.


Installing a SQL Server 2005 Instance

 Home: Introduction
 Step 1: Begin your SQL Server instance installation
 Step 2: Choose SQL Server installation components
 Step 3: Specify account, authentication mode and settings
 Step 4: Click 'Install' and review your summary log
 Step 5: Install SQL Server Service Pack 1



ABOUT THE AUTHOR:   
Jeremy Kadlec is the Principal Database Engineer at Edgewood Solutions, a technology services company delivering professional services and product solutions for Microsoft SQL Server. He has authored numerous articles and delivers frequent presentations at regional SQL Server Users Groups and nationally at SQL PASS. He is the author of the Rational Guide to IT Project Management. Jeremy is also the SearchSQLServer.com Performance Tuning expert. Ask him a question here.
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