package & Install sql server 2008 r2, management studio express with my application RRS feed

  • Question

  • i am creating a setup package in visual studio 2010, i need to install sql server 2008 Express r2 and the sql management studio 2008 express, how do i tell my installer to download this from the internet and install ?
    Tuesday, April 26, 2011 12:31 PM


  • hi,

    I'm actually not that sure the VS included setup project can do that... WIX will probably do, and Inno Setup via third party dll  does for sure, but you can perhaps have a look at a clickonce bootstrapper developed by Robin Shahan (an MVP buddy) he made available for all of us..


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    • Proposed as answer by Peja Tao Thursday, April 28, 2011 5:00 AM
    • Marked as answer by Alex Feng (SQL) Wednesday, May 4, 2011 4:13 AM
    Wednesday, April 27, 2011 1:04 AM