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Does Installing SSMS stop the database


Does Installing SSMS stop the database

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Hi,
I've got a SQL Server Express 2005 installed on a server for vmware. The install didn't come with SQL Server Management Studio.
I want to now install this but I don't want SQL Server service to stop even momentarily. Can someone confirm if I can go ahead with the install without stopping the database.

Thanks,
Peter
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Installing SSMS doesn't stop the database.
If your server is so important, you shouldn't install client tools on it, but on a seperate client computer.


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