I have installed SQL Server 2008 R2 RTM (Express) with Management Studio. But I am confused, do I need to install SQL Server 2008 (Express) Service Pack 2?

Is there SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2?

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The answer is no. If you just installed it, you it probably came with SP1 included: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=12847

Service Pack 2 is only for SQL Server 2008, not R2.

If you don't already have it, you should be able to get it with your Microsoft Updates automatically.

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