SharePoint 2010 Virtual Machine (VM) – Installing SQL Server 2008 – 3/4

When clicked on the setup, “Program Capability Assistant” window will appear informing that you must apply SP1 or later before running this program. Click “Run Program”.

“SQL Server Installation Centre” window will appear. Click on “Installation”

Select “New SQL Server Stand-alone installation or add features to an existing installation”

“Set Support Rules” window will run and you can check the results by clicking on “Show details”

“Product Key” window will appear, enter the key and click “Next”

“License Terms” will be confirmed. Accept it.

Setup Support files will be installed

“Setup Support Rules” confirmation window will appear. Click “Next”

“Feature Selection” window will appear. Select

Database Engine Service with Full-Text Search

Reporting Services

Business Intelligence Development studio and

Management Tools

“Instance Configuration” will appear, recommends leaving it default

“Disk Space Requirements” will be check

Enter the account login and password to be used for services

Enter SQL Server Administrator login

“Install but do not configure the report server” option should be checked

Not interested in sending errors to Microsoft

Installation rules will be checked

“Ready to Install” screen with all the configuration appear

“Installation Progress” will be displayed

Installation completed with success


Install Service Pack 1

Download and install Service Pack 1 from following URL:

Please do verify that this is the latest service pack.








Install CU 2 for SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 1

Download and install, cumulative update package 2 for SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 1 from following URL:




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