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Upgrade from SQL Server 9.0.2047 (Express 2005 SP1 I believe) to SP3

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 01, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server

I am running the version of SQL I listed in the title and like I said, I believe it is SQL Express 2005 SP1 and I just want to upgrade to SP3.  I tried installing it via Microsoft Update, but that failed without giving me any detail as to why.  When I try to run the SQL Exp 2005 SP3 installer (SQLEXPR.EXE) it just acts like it is going to install a new instance of it.

I saw a post about an unattended upgrade, but frankly I'm not very familiar with that and not really comfortable with doing it.  Is there not an installer I can run that will just upgrade to SP3?

Thanks to anyone who can provide some assistance for me, I appreciate it.

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