How to start SQL Server Management Studio on Windows Server 2008
As you might have come through this nausense, you install SQL Server Management Studio 2008 (SSMS) on Windows Server 2008 and you can not start it. There is no shortcut menu created in the start menu.
I look for it even inside the newly created folder but could not find it. Had to reinstall SQL Server Management Studio because It though it was not properly installed. Then I looked for it. Click in the “search for program” textbox above start menu and type “studio”. There it was. I found found.
You have trouble installing SQL Server Management Studio on Windows Server 2008, the problem is likely you do not know how to invoke SSMS. It should already be installed.