Tag Archives: SQL Server

Invoke or BeginInvoke cannot be called on a control until the window handle has been created.

Today I tried installing MS SQL Server Management Studio Express and received the following error: TITLE: SQL Server Setup failure. —————————— SQL Server Setup has encountered the following error: Invoke or BeginInvoke cannot be called on a control until the window handle has been created.. —————————— BUTTONS: OK —————————— I searched around the internet and… Read More »

SQLManagementStudio_x64_ENU.exe is not a valid Win32 Application

Today I installed SQL Server Management Studio Express (standalone) on a brand new Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 machine. After downloading the install from Microsoft and running it, I received the following error: “SQLManagementStudio_x64_ENU.exe is not a valid Win32 Application” I assumed I had some weird versioning issue, and read all kinds of blogs about… Read More »

MS SQL Server Editions

Microsoft has several different versions of SQL Server 2005. If you are looking for a truly enterprise solution, you’ll have to shell out the money for that one. Otherwise, many times one of the lighter versions can be sufficient. Here is a link to a Microsoft page outlining the specific differences between each version: http://www.microsoft.com/sql/prodinfo/features/compare-features.mspx… Read More »