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installed ms sql server 2008 and there is no db instance

Posted By:      Posted Date: August 30, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server
 
I had the 2005 version on installed on my pc...I installed visual studio 2010 professional but the sql 2005 did not work. I tried to install sql 2008 but I was unable to. Searched on the web and found out that I had to uninstall sql 2005 for some reason. I did. I successfully installed sql 2008 now but there is no database instance. I tried sqlcmd -L and there where no servers available.   Can I install I new instance now? How can I do that?


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