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SQL Management Studio Missing

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 01, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server
Only configuration tools appear under Sql Server 2005 start menu. Cannot install client components as they appear to be installed already. Applied service packs 2 and 3. I'm installing 32 bit sql server 2005 on windows 7 professional 64 bit. Please help with details.

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The only other component that was installed with the SS2K5 database services is SSIS. The base installation and the SP2 patch went on perfect.


I went looking for the Management Studio thru the Start menu options and it is NOT under the Microsoft SQL Server 2005 group. The only options under the SS2K5 group are "Configuration Tools" and "Docs and Tutorials".


Here are file names that I downloaded from the MS website and installed.


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