TERMS This document and what comes with it are provided as-is with blunt warning: Use at your own risk, buyer beware.You break your system; you own the resolution as well. We have no liability for what you do, or can't do, or fail to do with this information. Your entire protection is to start over again with a protected backup, or from protected system. If you don't want to accept this idea, please don't use this document. Based on the SQLINSTALLSTEPS readme from the R2 Premium CD I decided to create an article with all the steps and screenshots. The procedure to upgrade Sharepoint to SQL 2005 is a little different compared to upgrading Sharepoint to SQL 2000.