OK, I've really butchered my SQL - 10-09-2009 , 06:33 AM
In attempting to resolve a problem (see "can't find Maintenance Plan" if
you're curious) I've gotten my SQL completely jacked up. At this point I'm
looking for advice as to how to get rid of all instances of SQL and/or
SQLExpress on my system so I can start over with a fresh installation from my
SQL 2005 Standard Edition CD.
Re: OK, I've really butchered my SQL - 10-09-2009 , 07:23 AM
You would start with Control Panel > Add/Remove Programs (or Programs and
Features on newer versions of Windows).
On 10/9/09 7:33 AM, in article
8BF77DCA-997D-435D-96A4-CE790A3E39C2...soft (DOT) com, "Don Powell"
<DonPowell (AT) discussions (DOT) microsoft.com> wrote:
RE: OK, I've really butchered my SQL - 10-09-2009 , 04:01 PM
Just as Aaron Bertrand has suggested, I also would start uninstall process
using Add/Remove program.
For reference, here's the article on how to remove SQL Express from your
If for some reason, you could not remove it from Add/Remove program, you can
manually uninstall it. The steps are outline on the following article: