SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 4 release information

Summary

This article contains important information to read before you install Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 4 (SP4). It describes how to obtain the service pack, the list of fixes included in the service pack, how to select the correct download based on your currently installed version, and a list of copyright attributions for the product.

Note This article serves as a single source of information for finding all documentation related to this service pack. It includes all the information that you previously used to find in the release notes and Readme.txt files.

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How to obtain SQL Server 2008 SP4

SQL Server 2008 SP4 is available for download at the SQL Server 2008 SP4 download page. You can download SQL Server 2008 SP4 Feature Pack here.

List of fixes included in SQL Server 2008 SP4

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 service packs are cumulative updates and SQL Server 2008 SP4 upgrade all editions and service levels of SQL Server 2008 to SQL Server 2008 SP4.

This service pack contains fixes from all Cumulative Updates that were released since SP3 for SQL Server 2008. For a full list of fixes from various cumulative updates since SP3, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base.
2629969 The SQL Server 2008 builds that were released after SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 3 was released
In addition to the Cumulative Update fixes, this service pack also includes the following fixes.
VSTS BugKB article numberDescriptionFix area
26245942920987 FIX: Poor performance when many table-valued parameters are used in SQL Server SQL service
26990282877204 FIX: Error 8985 when you run the "dbcc shrinkfile" statement by using the logical name of a file in SQL Server 2008 R2 or SQL Server 2008SQL service
27733242888996 FIX: Data purity corruption in sys.sysbinobjs table in master database when you log on to SQL Server by using the SA account and then run DBCC CHECKDBSQL service
29430772963668 FIX: w3wp.exe process crashes during merge replication with SQL Server Compact subscribers and precomputed partitionsSQL service
29753802994310 FIX: Distribution Agent for Oracle subscription fails when you use SQL Server 2008 or SQL Server 2008 R2SQL service
Not applicable2984340 MS14-044: Vulnerabilities in SQL Server could allow elevation of privilege: August 12, 2014SQL service

Select the correct file to download and install

The SQL Server 2008 SP4 download page contains the system requirements for installing SQL Server 2008 SP4 and basic installation instructions. For additional documentation about how to upgrade installed SQL Server 2008 components with a SQL Server 2008 servicing update, see SQL Server 2008 Servicing Documentation.

For more information about how to install SQL Server 2008, see SQL Server 2008 Installation.

Use the following table to identify the location and name of the file to download based on your currently installed version. Download pages provide system requirements and basic installation instructions.

Version you currently have installedAction you want to takeFile to download and install
A 32-bit version of any edition of SQL Server 2008 or SQL Server 2008 SP1 or SQL Server 2008 SP2 or SQL Server 2008 SP3Upgrade to the 32-bit version of SQL Server 2008 SP4SQLServer2008SP4-KB2979596-x86-ENU.exe
A 32-bit version of SQL Server 2008 RTM Express or SQL Server 2008 SP1 Express or SQL Server 2008 SP2 Express or SQL Server 2008 SP3 ExpressUpgrade to the 32-bit version of SQL Server 2008 SP4 Express SQLServer2008SP4-KB2979596-x86-ENU.exe
A 32-bit version of only the client and manageability tools for SQL Server 2008 or SQL Server 2008 SP1 (including SQL Server 2008 Management Studio) or SQL Server 2008 SP2 (including SQL Server 2008 Management Studio) or SQL Server 2008 SP3 (including SQL Server 2008 Management Studio)Upgrade the client and manageability tools to the 32-bit version of SQL Server 2008 SP4SQLServer2008SP4-KB2979596-x86-ENU.exe
A 32-bit version of SQL Server 2008 Management Studio Express or SQL Server 2008 SP1 Management Studio Express or SQL Server 2008 SP2 Management Studio Express or SQL Server 2008 SP3 Management StudioUpgrade to the 32-bit version of SQL Server 2008 SP4 Management Studio ExpressSQLServer2008SP4-KB2979596-x86-ENU.exe

Both of the following:
  • A 32-bit version of any edition of SQL Server 2008 or SQL Server 2008 SP1 or SQL Server 2008 SP2 or SQL Server 2008 SP3
  • A 32-bit version of the client and manageability tools (including SQL Server 2008 RTM Management Studio)
Upgrade all products to the 32-bit version of SQL Server 2008 SP4SQLServer2008SP4-KB2979596-x86-ENU.exe
A 32-bit version of one or more tools from the Microsoft SQL Server 2008 RTM Feature PackUpgrade the tools to the 32-bit version of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 SP4 Feature PackOne or more files from Microsoft SQL Server 2008 SP4 Feature Pack
No 32-bit installation of SQL Server 2008 Install Server 2008 express edition including SP4SQL Server 2008 SP3 – Express Edition and then SQLServer2008SP4-KB2979596-x86-ENU.exe
No 32-bit installation of SQL Server 2008 Management StudioInstall SQL Server 2008 Management Studio including SP4SQLManagementStudio_x86_ENU.exe to install the free SQL Server 2008 Management Studio Express Edition; then, SQLServer2008SP4-KB2979596-x86-ENU.exe
A 64-bit version of any edition of SQL Server 2008 or SQL Server 2008 SP1 or SQL Server 2008 SP2 Upgrade to the 64-bit version of SQL Server 2008 SP3SQLServer2008SP4-KB2979596-x64-ENU.exe
A 64-bit version of SQL Server 2008 RTM Express or SQL Server 2008 SP1 Express or SQL Server 2008 SP2 Express or SQL Server 2008 SP3 ExpressUpgrade to the 64-bit version of SQL Server 2008 SP4SQLServer2008SP4-KB2979596-x64-ENU.exe
A 64-bit version of only the client and manageability tools for SQL Server 2008 or SQL Server 2008 SP1 (including SQL Server 2008 Management Studio) or SQL Server 2008 SP2 (including SQL Server 2008 Management Studio) or SQL Server 2008 SP3 (including SQL Server 2008 Management Studio)Upgrade the client and manageability tools to the 64-bit version of SQL Server 2008 SP4SQLServer2008SP4-KB2979596-x64-ENU.exe
A 64-bit version of SQL Server 2008 Management Studio Express or SQL Server 2008 SP1 Management Studio Express or SQL Server 2008 SP2 Management Studio Express or SQL Server 2008 SP3 Management StudioUpgrade to the 64-bit version of SQL Server 2008 SP4 Management Studio ExpressSQLServer2008SP4-KB2979596-x64-ENU.exe
Both of the following:
  • A 64-bit version of any edition of SQL Server 2008 or SQL Server 2008 SP1 or SQL Server 2008 SP2 or SQL Server 2008 SP3
  • A 64-bit version of the client and manageability tools (including SQL Server 2008 RTM Management Studio)
Upgrade all products to the 64-bit version of SQL Server 2008 SP4SQLServer2008SP4-KB2979596-x64-ENU.exe
A 64-bit version of one or more tools from the Microsoft SQL Server 2008 RTM Feature PackUpgrade the tools to the 64-bit version of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 SP4 Feature PackOne or more files from Microsoft SQL Server 2008 SP4 Feature Pack
No 64-bit installation of SQL Server 2008 Install SQL Server 2008 including SP4SQL Server 2008 SP3 – Express Edition and then SQLServer2008SP4-KB2979596-x86-ENU.exe
No 64-bit installation of SQL Server 2008 Management StudioInstall SQL Server 2008 Management Studio including SP4SQLManagementStudio_x64_ENU.exe to install the free SQL Server 2008 Management Studio Express Edition; then, SQLServer2008SP4-KB2979596-x64-ENU.exe
Note After you install the service pack, the SQL Service version should be reflected as 10.00.6000.29.
Copyright attributions

References

For more information about how to determine the current SQL Server version and edition, click the following article number to go to the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

321185 How to identify your SQL Server version and edition
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