Service Pack 2 for SQL Server 2005, SQL Server 2005 Express, Server 2005 Server 2005 Express Advanced, and Server 2005 Express Toolkit has been published to Microsoft Update at http://update.microsoft.com/microsoftupdate/v6/default.aspx.
If a SQL Server 2005 component is not on SP2 then the SP2 update will be offered for each language and platform that we support. This update is only available as an optional update on the Microsoft Update web site. To see the update you need to choose "Custom" scan.
The Express updates; Express, Express Advanced, and Express Toolkit will be automatically download and installed, if you have accepted to receive updates through Microsoft Update and you have enable automatic updates on you Windows machines. You can also see the update directly on the Microsoft Update web site.
ÃÂ All of these updates will be available through WSUS so an IT admin can control deployment of these updates through their enterprise.
ÃÂ Customers can optionally obtain SQL Server SP1 through Microsoft Update if they hide the SP2 update.
See the following link for more information on SQL Server SP
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