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SQL Server 2012 Express: Install a new Instance


Introduction

This post is to complement the advanced configuration article for TFS Express. Part of that article, I was installing TFS Express on a specific instance of SQL Server Express in case more than one instance existed.

Steps

Launch the SQL Server Installation Center from the start menu

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Click on the New SQL Server stand-alone installation. You may be asked to provide the path for the installation folder for SQL Server which you can download from MSDN. You need to extract it first.

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Select the Perform a new installation of SQL Server 2012 option and click next

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You need to have the Database Engine Services checked. Click Next

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Select Named instance. I named it TFSSQLExpress. Click next

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I am leaving the default account names

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I am leave the Authentication Mode as is (Windows Auth) and click Next

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When the installation is complete click the Close button

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  1. Bolom Sounga
    December 1, 2015 at 1:48 am

    thanks for this helpful post

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