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how to know MSDE 2000 is installed on my system

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Posted 01 December 2005 - 05:28

Hi Friends,

I want to know MSDE 2000 is installed on my machine or not through code.

if installed i want to know the instance name.

Iam using InstallShield professional 6.2.

is there any way like finding any registry key or value...

Kishore j


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Posted 16 August 2006 - 12:35

follow following steps
start - > run->cmd
type osql -U [username] -S [servername]\[instancename]
if this"password" appers ,that indicates ur msde have been installed successful.

Taco Bell

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Posted 16 August 2006 - 15:48

Okay Michael, but besides being an old post, that's not a method that can be applied through IS code, so it doesn't really answer the question.
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