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i have written a DB Application that uses a "sdf" file as a database(i created it via vs 2010),now i want to install it on user's computer.
do i need to install Sql Server or Sql Server Express to make the application work on user's computer?
Posted 19-Nov-12 9:01am
joshrduncan2012 at 19-Nov-12 14:11pm
Not necessarily. Just make sure you include the dlls for SQL Server Compact Edition in your project.

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Solution 1

As the other guy said, if you used SQL Server Compact, you only need to ship the dll. Otherwise, yes, you need SQL Server.

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