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Start MS SQL Server

Here are the steps required to start the MS SQL Server:
  1. From the Start Menu, select Programs.
  2. From the Programs menu, select Microsoft SQL Server 2012.
  3. Select the Service Manager option.
  4. Click MSSQLSever to select this Service from the drop-down menu.
  5. Note that the service is currently paused. Click the Start/Continue button to start the service.