Can anybody know and provide the suitable version & download link of MS Management Studio for MS SQL Server 2008 SP 4 in win 8?

Am downloaded the SQLManagementStudio_x64_ENU and when install it facing the Compatibility issues of MS Sql server 2008 and R2. There is no suggestion available comes when I click "Get online solution".

Other based product I have:

  • Windows 8.1
  • Visual Studio 2010 Ulimate - having .Net Framework 4
  • Sp 4 for Sql server 2008 (KB2979596)
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    Set the compatibility mode to Windows 7, and if its going to work, it will otherwise considering switching to a later version of the Management Studio. – Ramhound Mar 1 '15 at 8:48
  • @RamHound If i create mdf file in management studio 2012 means, then can i use it in sql server 2008 SP 4? – Mohd Sadham Mar 1 '15 at 9:28

Use SSMSE 2012 (it's part of the SQL 2012 Express install package, there's no separate download just for SSMSE2012).

It's compatible with Windows 8 and can manage SQL versions 2005 thru 2012.

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