I've both the developer and enterprise edition of SQL Server 2005. I use windows XP. But I can't install it successfully. Do I need Server Based OS(windows server 2003, 2005 etc) to install SQL Server??? Everythng is fine but I think the databse is not getting installed. It shows I dnt have IIS installed. Wats wrong??? Can't I practise it in XP??? Plz help. If possible please provide the steps.