Install SQL Server 2005 in Windows XP

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Steps to Install SQL Server 2005 – Standard edition in Windows XP

This article will describe that how to install the SQL server 2005 on Windows XP. Normally a wrong step in installation for beginners results in non working SQL Server instance on his windows XP. To install the SQL Server 2005 on Windows XP follow below steps:

The firts screen will be the license agreement screen, accept the terms and proceed.

SQL Server 2005 Accept License
SQL Server 2005 Accept License

The next screen will check the prerequisites for SQL Server 2005.

SQL Server 2005 Prerequisites
SQL Server 2005 Prerequisites

After prerequisites, System configuration will be checked.

SQL Server 2005 System Configuration Check
SQL Server 2005 System Configuration Check

If everything goes fine, then license key, name and company will be asked. Provide the required information and click on next button.

SQL Server 2005 Registration Screen
SQL Server 2005 Registration Screen

Then select SQL Server Database Services and Workstation components, Books Online and development tools to install.

SQL Server 2005 Components to Install
SQL Server 2005 Components to Install

In Instance Name screen, provide any instance name, here PORTFOLIOCENTER name is used.

SQl Server 2005 Named Instance
SQl Server 2005 Named Instance

then select use the built-in System account as shown in below screen.

SQL Server 2005 Service Account
SQL Server 2005 Service Account

Select Windows Authentication mode in next screen.

SQL Server 2005 Authentication mode
SQL Server 2005 Authentication mode

For collation Settings leave the next screen as it is.

SQL Server 2005 Collation Settings
SQL Server 2005 Collation Settings

Error and usage report depends on your interest.

SQL Server 2005 Error and Usage Report Settings
SQL Server 2005 Error and Usage Report Settings

click on next button.

SQL Server 2005 Ready to Install Screen
SQL Server 2005 Ready to Install Screen

Setup Progress screen will come, depending on your CPU speed it may take 10 minutes to 30 minutes to install.

SQL Server 2005 Setup Progress
SQL Server 2005 Setup Progress

After installation, restart the windows and you have completed the setup.

SQL Server 2005 Completing SQL Server Setup Wizard Screen
SQL Server 2005 Completing SQL Server Setup Wizard Screen

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