How to upgrade sql server express 2005 to 2008R2?

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How to upgrade sql server express 2005 to 2008R2

Im using EF 4.1 in visual studio 2010, and I would like my sql server db on the server to be 2008R2 (because I want to use the migration tool from MS for EF in VS). Tool : Problem is, the migration tool complains the version of the db is too old (90) .. so I figured for 2008R2 it wants it to be 100. I have installed (somehow) sql server 2005, 2008, 2008r2 on the DB machine. So why does it not create as a 2008r...


I would definitely do some cleaning here, instead of upgrading I would remove all flavors of SQL Server...

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SQL Server 2000 DB attached in SQL Server 2005 Express not connecting to VB .NET 2003 application now. WHY ?

I made a S/W using VB .NET 2003 and SQL Server 2000. Now, i uninstalled both and installed Visual Basic 2005 Express and SQL Server 2005 Express. I attached the old database (created in SQL Server 2000) with SQL Server 2005 Express and it attached successfully...


Check the connection string and make sure your application has access to the database. Be aware that...

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How to establish database from sql server 2000 in vb express edition 2005?

hi, i have program created in vb 2005 and database in sql server 2000. but i seem can't connect to sql server 2000. everytime. What is the correct step to do this? please help


VB Express edition doesn't allow you to connect to remote SQL servers (if I remember correctly). You...

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How do I set up SQL Server Express or 2005 on home machine?

I want to set up my home computer to have SQL server so I can know how to work with ASP or ASP.Net once I'm in a business environment. Can you give me a link or instructions on how to set this up?


The site below gives you complete information on how to install SQL Server Express Edition on your machine...

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Why does my SQL server 2005 express instance, used for BCM for Outlook 2007,keep turning itself off?

It seemed to start doing this when I installed a separate instance of SQL server 2008 needed for a separate application


There is a feature called AutoClose in SQL that auto closes the database when not in use. But I wouldn...

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HELP!!! SQL Connection object in VB 2005 not establishing connection with SQL Server 2000 database !!!?

I created a DB in SQL Server 2000 and later I attached it with SQL Server 2005 Express. Now, from VB 2005, I am trying to connect to that DB using SQL Connection object. I am correctly setting the Data Source property of SQL Connection object and choosing...


If you are doing .NET work, have you looked in the machine.config to see what your connection string...

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Will upgrading from Sql Server 05 express edition to Developer edition without any conflicts is possible?

Can I upgrade from Sql Server 2005 Express to Developer edition without any conflicts? I have VS2005 coming with sql server 2005 express edition. I am planning to upgrade to SQl Server Developer edition. Should I remove Express?/ Or just upgrade?? Thank...


They can exist on the same machine just name the instances differently. RJ

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Difference between sql server 2003 sql server 2005?

I want to know what are the major differences between sql server 2003 and sql server 2005. Why should I upgrade my database to sql server 2005?


Better security, works with more applications, more stable, etc.

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How to connect sql server 2005 by using windows authentication from a client computer to a server?

I am a beginner of sql. I try to connect from my labtop (XP home) to my office server (server 2003) to access the database in the sql express. I am using Server Management Studio Express in my laptop, and using windows authentication, and connect to...


Windows Authentication in this case implies that you're going to pass on whatever you're logged into...

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