[dba-SQLServer] I've had enough!

MartyConnelly martyconnelly at shaw.ca
Wed Jan 25 21:13:44 CST 2006

This might help
look under
1.2. Uninstalling Express Editions
and specifically the link

To download a tool which may help you clean your machine in preparation 
for installing Visual Studio Express Edition Beta 2, please visit this 
link.  Please Note: This tool is not supported or thoroughly tested by 
Microsoft.  This is a free tool and you should use it at your own risk.  
No warranty or support is provided, express or implied.

Or use this forum
Installing and Registering Visual Studio Express Editions

Susan Harkins wrote:

>I hate to bi*ch <cough> -- but I have just had enough of MS. 
>Anyone working with the Express beta knows that it's a pia to install -- and
>I'm not the only one that's had problems. Well, to install Management
>Studio, I had to reformat and start over fresh. <fume>
>I need to download and install VB Express -- and GUESS WHAT??????????? I
>have to uninstall everything first!  What made me think that it would just
>be an easy process??????? 
>I am so sick of this I am ready to tell them all thank you just the same,
>but I'll use Oracle from now on. I truly am. 
>Anyone else as sick of this as I am? I mean, there's a whole list of things
>you have to uninstall and reinstall -- and if you're reinstaller number one
>million four hundred thousand and sixty three, well... they let you slide
>and it all works. :( Twice during the beta process I've had to reformat and
>start over because there was something that Express didn't like. :( 
>If I have to reformat and start over again I'm going to catch a plane to
>Redmon and kick some MS butt! :( 
>Susan H. 

Marty Connelly
Victoria, B.C.

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