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Attempting an inplace upgrade from 2K5 with multiples instances

Posted By:      Posted Date: December 04, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server
Hello everyone,

I am attempting to perform an in place upgrade from a SQL Server 2005 Express instance to SQL Server 2008 R2 Express that has another SQL Server 2005 instance installed on the same server. I am receiving messages that state there are no features to upgrade during the installation process; this is not the case obviously since I am attempting to upgrade from SQL Server 2005.

It doesn’t matter whether I attempt to perform the upgrade using the setup program or calling the setup from the command line using a configuration *.ini file. The instance that I am writing about is SQL Server 2005 Express, but I believe the same is true for the Standard Edition.

Thank you in advance.

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