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I'm trying to uninstall SQL Server 2005 Express from my machine. I think it got installed along with VS 2008, but I've never used it and now just want it gone.

I go through Add/Remove to uninstall and I get this:

Component Selection page

I check Workstation Components and click Next, bringing me here:

Confirmation page

I click Finish and things proceed, but the uninstaller closes so quickly that I can't get a screen snap. SQL Server 2005 remains listed in Add/Remove, and in the Programs menu, and the directory structure and contents remain in C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server.

I've been trying to get this thing uninstalled for a few hours now, and would appreciate any help!

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had the same problem... I installed in English, but it was in OS language... now to uninstall it no idea how... – serhio Apr 22 '11 at 13:52

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