SQL SERVER 2008 – Connect Visual Studio 2005 Patch Download

It was not possible to connect SQL Server 2008 to Visual Studio 2005 so far. Microsoft has released Service Pack once it is installed SQL Server 2008 can be connected to Visual Studio 2005.

Download Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1 Update for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Support

For connecting SQL Server 2008 to Visual Studio 2008.

SQL SERVER – 2008 – Fix Connection Error with Visual Studio 2008 – Server Version is not supported – VS SP1 ISO Download

Reference: Pinal Dave (http://www.SQLAuthority.com)

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9 thoughts on “SQL SERVER 2008 – Connect Visual Studio 2005 Patch Download

  1. Hello, I’ve read this, and i’ve 2 versions of visual studio 2005 and 2008 ,, i had created sql compact edtion on 2008 and now i need to make a connection from vs2005 .. while this i get this error message : Invalied database version [Db version = 3505053 , Requested version = 3004180].
    plz if you’ve any idea regarding this error let me know..

    thanks ,
    arwa

  2. I also want to connect sql 2008 with vs2005 and i have Windows7 home premium. can anyone tell me that IS IT POSSIBLE?

  3. On windows xp:

    VS 2005 – connection to sql server 2008R2 was possible after installation of
    1) VS 2005 service pack 1 : VS80sp1-KB926601-X86-ENU.exe
    2) a patch on this: VS80sp1-KB954961-X86-INTL.exe

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