[RTM] The answer to "How do I install SQL Server 2008?" is too hard to find. - by Steve Kass

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ID 360888 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 0
Opened 8/6/2008 6:46:55 PM
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[Version is RTM Developer]

Suppose the customer doesn't have autoplay enabled and doesn't know how to install SQL Server 2008.

The obvious place to look is Readme.htm. This says to install BOL (which is Catch-22 for someone looking for installation guidance), but fortunately it also points to BOL on MSDN.

But the "Initial Installation" section of BOL is still quite frustrating.
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Posted by Karthika [MSFT] on 11/26/2008 at 2:35 PM
Thank you for your feedback. We will look at revising the Readme article in the future version.

Karthika Raman
Microsoft SQL Server
Posted by Barbara [MSFT] on 8/15/2008 at 5:00 PM
Hello - thank you for your feedback. We are investigating this issue.