- Open the Programs and Features window
- Uninstall Microsoft SQL Server 2005 and Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Backward compatibility, following the wizard for each.
Note: Only remove SQL Server 2005 components if no other databases are attached to the SQL Server instance. If using SQL Server 2005 Standard or Enterprise Edition the Programs and Features window will list the same components as the Express edition. However, with full SQL Server there will also typically be Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Books Online listed.Please contact the appropriate software vendor or IT professional for assistance with this process or issue, which is beyond Blackbaud's scope of support.
For more information on uninstalling SQL Server 2005 Express please refer to the Microsoft TechNet article on the subject.
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