I need to install a SQL server 2005 evaluation for testing


  • I have been looking for the installation media download for SQL server 2005 evaluation for the last 2 weeks, but I just can't seem to find it.

    We need to replicate a SQL environment we currently have, to test a database, but I can't seem to find the required install files.

    Where can I download the SQL server 2005 evaluation setup files?

    Monday, February 20, 2017 8:59 AM


  • Hello Andre,

    SQL Server 2005 is out-of-support since several time, therefore you won't find a public download resource for it. If you have a MSDN subscription, then you still get it from there.

    Olaf Helper

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    • Marked as answer by Andre SOA IT Monday, February 20, 2017 10:58 AM
    Monday, February 20, 2017 9:03 AM