HRcalendar - How to install SQL Express 2005

Install Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express

Problem / Goal:

Windows 7 64-bit and Windows Server 2008 64-bit need to have SQL Express installed first before attempting to install HRcalendar.

Caution: HRcalendar will not currently function correctly in Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012. Microsoft SQL Express 2005 will not install in those operating systems and HRcalendar relies on SQL Express for database purposes.

Solution:

1. To download and Install SQL Server 2005 Express Edition (55.4MB file) click this link. https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=21844

2. Once on the web page, click Download, check SQLXPR.EXE and click Next and save it to the desktop.

Note: No changes need to be made during the SQL installation; leave the defaults)

3. After the download completes double-click the SQL Express installation file

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2. Accept license agreement

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 3. Configuring components

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4.  After the components have installed successfully as shown below, click Next.

 

5.  Press Next

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 6.Press Next

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 7. Type the Name, Company, check Hide Advanced Configuration options, and then click Next.

 8. No changes need to be made, click Next

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 9.Set to Default as shown below and then click Next.

10. No changes need to be made, click Next

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 11. No changes need to be made, click Next

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 12. No changes need to be made below so click Next.

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 13. Click Install.

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 14. After you get a green check mark for all of the listed items, click Next.

 15. When the final popup opens as shown below, click Finish.

 

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