Step 1: Download the setup file from the following link: or

Step 2: Run the downloaded AccountSetup.exe program

Step 3: In the ‘Choose an Installation Type’ window, select ‘Network Installation’ and ‘Server Installation’ before clicking ‘Next’.

Step 4: In the next window, select the type of SQL Server version you wish to install, the instance name for your installation and if you wish to automate the SQL Server installation (in other words, no user input is entered during its installation)

Step 5: The installer will start downloading the necessary component files to complete the installation. When it is done, it will start the installation of each component. Just follow the instructions in the installer window for each component to complete the installation.