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Cannot Install SQL Server Management Studio after removing Express edition

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 06, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net

I'm trying to upgrade my management studio to the full version, I uninstalled Express edition and started the install for the full version, but I get an error stating "you cannot install this component because it is already installed". I had a word with one of the guys in the office and he said the only way he's ever been able to get round this is by flattening the entire PC and starting again. Obviously I want to avoid that!

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