How to install connectivity only (Setup)

SQL Server Setup Help

SQL Server Setup Help

How to install connectivity only (Setup)

The connectivity-only option installs Network Libraries and MDAC (Microsoft® Data Access Components).

To install connectivity only for SQL Server 2000

  1. Insert the Microsoft SQL Server™ 2000 compact disc in your CD-ROM drive. If the compact disc does not autorun, double-click Autorun.exe in the root directory of the compact disc.

  2. Select SQL Server 2000 Components.

    If you are running Microsoft Windows® 95, click Install Common Controls Library Update.

  3. Select Install Database Server and setup prepares the SQL Server Installation Wizard. At the Welcome screen, click Next.

  4. In the Computer Name dialog box, Local Computer is the default option, and the local computer name appears in the edit box. Click Next.

  5. In the Installation Selection dialog box, click Create a new instance of SQL Server, or install Client Tools, and then click Next.

  6. Follow the directions on the User Information, Software License Agreement and related screens.

  7. In the Installation Definition dialog box, click Connectivity Only, and then click Next.

  8. In the Start Copying Files dialog box, click Next to complete the installation.