Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition is a free, ..

You have to download third option Install Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition with Advanced Services out of four and follow the instructions to download and install SQL server according to user installation guide.

Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition with Advanced Services Service Pack 4

* Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Standard Edition
* Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Workgroup Edition
* Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Developer Edition
* Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Enterprise Edition
* Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition with Advanced Services


SQL Server 2005 Express Edition with Advanced Services

Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition with Advanced Services is a ..

OK, so you read my instructions on my previous post, and downloaded the appropriate bits from If you are planning to, are have already installed the Developer Edition, you only need to download the “Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition with Advanced Services” link. If you are only planning on doing the Express Edition, you’ll also want to download the link under it, “Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition Toolkit”. My instructions below only cover the database, not the toolkit.