Conflicts with existing SQL Server installations
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The Compleat Botanica uses Microsoft SQL Server Desktop Engine version 8.0 installed under the instance name of �CompleatBotanica�. If your computer already uses Microsoft SQL Server version 8.0 for some other application installed on your computer the previous instance should coexist with the Compleat Botanica instance without any problems.

If your computer already has Microsoft SQL Server version 7.0 or earlier installed, you may encounter problems with the installation.  This error message indicates that the previous version should be removed or upgraded before installing The Compleat Botanica.


See also

   Installation of the Microsoft SQL Server Desktop Engine

   More notes about the installation of SQL Server Desktop

   Installing SQL Server Desktop Engine

Last reviewed January 26, 2004   


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