In this video tutorial we walk you through step by step process of installing SQL Server 2008 version on Windows Vista. We talk about the Hardware and Software requirements for MS SQL 2008 version; next we show you the SQL 2008 download location on Microsoft's website. In the beginning, it installs the .NET framework and updated windows installer. After the reboot, we continue onto an Install wizard screen with additional resources and tools for MS SQL 2008. We go over the Installation Center, Setup Support Rules, SQL Server New Feature selection. On the feature dialog box, one can select different MS SQL 2008 services to install. We recommend using Best Practice settings for service accounts; data file and log file locations related to installation of SQL Server 2005.