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How to obtain the latest service pack for SQL Server 2005
You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this
update. However, this update stops and then restarts the Analysis Services
service. If you configured the server for HTTP access, you must stop Microsoft
Internet Information Services (IIS) and then restart IIS after the installation
is complete. If you installed Analysis Services as a named instance, you must
stop the SQL Server Browser service. You must stop the SQL Server Browser
service because the Msmdredir.dll component of the SQL Server Browser service
is updated during the installation of this update.
You do not have to change the registry.
This update contains only those files that are required to correct
the issues that this article lists. This update may not contain all the
files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest
The English version of this update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.