How to Download and Install Microsoft SQL Server 2000 (reload) 64 bit
Microsoft SQL Server 2000 is a relational database management system that supports data analysis, business intelligence, and transaction processing. It was released in 2000 and has been updated with several service packs since then. The latest service pack is Service Pack 4 (SP4), which was released in 2005.
SQL Server 2000 has two versions: a 32-bit version and a 64-bit version. The 64-bit version is designed for systems that use the Intel Itanium processor architecture, which offers higher performance and scalability than the 32-bit version. However, the 64-bit version is not compatible with systems that use the x86 or x64 processor architectures.
If you want to download and install SQL Server 2000 (reload) 64 bit, you need to have a TechNet Subscription, which gives you access to Microsoft software for evaluation and testing purposes. You can also use the TechNet Subscription to download other versions of SQL Server, such as SQL Server 2005, SQL Server 2008, and SQL Server 2012.
To download SQL Server 2000 (reload) 64 bit, follow these steps:
Go to the TechNet Subscription Secure Downloads page: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/subscriptions/securedownloads/hh442904
Sign in with your Microsoft account and your TechNet Subscription ID.
Search for \"SQL Server 2000 Enterprise Edition - 64-bit (English)\" in the search box.
Click on the download link and save the file to your computer. The file name is X09-51140.exe and the file size is about 400 MB.
Run the file and follow the instructions to extract the contents to a folder on your computer. The folder name is X09-51140.
To install SQL Server 2000 (reload) 64 bit, follow these steps:
Go to the folder where you extracted the files and double-click on setup.exe.
Follow the instructions on the screen to install SQL Server 2000 (reload) 64 bit. You may need to enter your product key, which is located on the CD-ROM case or on the TechNet Subscription website.
Restart your computer when prompted.
Verify that SQL Server 2000 (reload) 64 bit is installed correctly by opening the SQL Server Enterprise Manager or by running a query in the Query Analyzer.
Congratulations! You have successfully downloaded and installed SQL Server 2000 (reload) 64 bit on your computer. You can now use it for your development and testing purposes. For more information about SQL Server 2000, you can visit the following websites:
How to obtain the latest SQL Server 2000 service pack
SQL2000 64bit download
Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Developer Edition (64-bit) aa16f39245