FIX: An incorrect version is displayed on the Instance Selection page when you use SQL Server 2008 Setup to upgrade an instance of SQL Server 2008

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Article ID: 968830 - View products that this article applies to.
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SYMPTOMS

You run Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Setup to upgrade an instance of SQL Server 2008. However, on the Instance Selection page of the Upgrade Wizard, the version of the instance to be upgraded differs from the actual version.

Note To view the actual version of the instance of SQL Server 2008, you can run the following query in SQL Server Management Studio.
select @@version

RESOLUTION

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for SQL Server 2008. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
968382 How to obtain the latest service pack for SQL Server 2008

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem was first corrected in SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 1.

REFERENCES

For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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Article ID: 968830 - Last Review: October 7, 2011 - Revision: 2.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Standard
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Enterprise
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Developer
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Workgroup
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