View Full Version : Sql 2005 Express (32 & Wow) Prerequisite

04-05-2010, 04:07 PM
Can anybody tell me why "Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express SP3(x86 & x64Wow) doesn't show up in the redistributables section when I'm creating a installshield project?

The .prq file is there in my /program files/installshield/2010/SetupPrerequisites folder.

I'm running installshield 2010 express.

04-06-2010, 07:58 AM
That prerequisite installs SQL Server Express on 64-bit and 32-bit systems. Only the Premier and Professional editions of InstallShield have 64-bit support; the Express edition does not. I believe that in the Express edition, all of the prerequisites that target 64-bit systems are hidden in the Redistributables view; this includes the prerequisite that you referenced. The only SQL Server 2005 Express SP3 prerequisite that is available in Express is x86 one.

04-06-2010, 08:55 AM
I just purchased 2010 express specifically so I can get a version that would do 32-bit/64-bit sql server installations.

04-06-2010, 10:28 AM
That's odd because the 32bit/64bit prerequisite for sql server 2008 express is available on installshield 2010express.

04-09-2010, 04:54 PM
I'm so sorry about the delay. The fact that one of those prerequisites is shown but the other is not is a bug. We have logged this as issue IOA-000054981. We'll post a fix in this thread when it is available. The fix will add the Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express SP3 (x86 & x64Wow) prerequisite to the Redistributables view, allowing you to add it your Express projects. Thanks for reporting the issue.