I have just installed Visual Studio 2010 Professional on my laptop and it installed a basic version of SQL Server 2008 Express with no management tools. I would like to install the Full SQL Server 2008 Express on my laptop, but when I download and run
SQLEXPRADV_x86_ENU.exe (advanced version with tools) or even just 2008SQLManagementStudio_x86_ENU.exe (management studio only), it extracts the files, runs a command prompt window for about 2 seconds and then closes and deletes the files it just extracted.
I am installing on a laptop with Windows XP Pro SP3.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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