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SQL Server FAQ - System Requirements for SQL Server 2005 Express Edition

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What are the requirements to install SQL Server 2005 Express Edition?

The following system requirements cover the SQL Server 2005 Express Edition:

Processor
   32-bit Processor of 600-megahertz (MHz) or faster

Operating System
   Windows XP with Service Pack 2 or later
   Windows 2000 Professional with SP4
   Windows 2000 Server with Service Pack 4 or later
   Windows Server 2003 Standard, or Enterprise SP1
   Windows Server 2003 Web Edition SP1
   Windows Small Business Server 2003 with SP1
   Vista Home Basic and above

Framework
   .NET Framework 2.0
 
Memory
   512 megabytes (MB) or more recommended 

Hard Disk
   Approximately 425 MB of available hard-disk space

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