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SQL Server 2008 - unable to uninstall completely

Posted By:      Posted Date: May 22, 2011    Points: 0   Category :


I decided to reinstall my SQL server 2008 Express edition on windows 7 professional. I did went to control panel -> add or remove program and uninstalled all SQL server applications that i saw.

However in start  -> program  -> microsoft SQL sever 2008 am able to see all all the applications. Now am not able to uninstall it completely neither reinstall a new SQL server. 

Please help.



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