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Adventureworks database not installed.


Hi, I am new to sql server 2008. I am trying to get started on adventureworks installation for x64. I don't know where to start. I have downloaded all the msi files relate to x64. When looking in Sql server management studio, I can not see the adventure works database. How dow I install it?
Files I have already installed (and in the order shown):
Closed Apr 21, 2008 at 5:46 PM by bonniefe
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bonniefe wrote Apr 21, 2008 at 5:42 PM

Please see for installation instructions for AW2008 and for AWDW2008. By default the sample code installed by SqlServerSamples is installed at c:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Samples. By default the scripts installed by AdventureWorks2008DBScripts are installed to c:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Tools\Samples. If you want to execute the scripts, the AWDB2008 and AWDWDB2008 script directories contain data files which need to be copied or moved to c:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server_InstanceDirectoryName_\Data_DatabaseName_ where InstanceDirectoryName is something like MSSQL10.MSSQLSERVER (by default) and DatabaseName is either awdb2008 or awdwdb2008.

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