Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Can I install SQL Server 2005 on a netbook running the Windows Starter Edition?

share|improve this question

closed as not a real question by Sathya Jan 22 '12 at 17:47

It's difficult to tell what is being asked here. This question is ambiguous, vague, incomplete, overly broad, or rhetorical and cannot be reasonably answered in its current form. For help clarifying this question so that it can be reopened, visit the help center.If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the question.

1  
Have you read the How to ask page? Particularly "Do hour homework"? Sorry, but -1 for confusing us with Google. –  Alois Mahdal Jan 22 '12 at 17:41

2 Answers 2

No. See here.

Not sure which OS you're using, but for Windows 7 you can upgrade for a reasonable price. See here.

share|improve this answer

The official answer is no, but if you use Orca to modify the msi packages, you may be able to get past the OS check and install, but the program may not run.

share|improve this answer

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.