Where is SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition? Photo Gallery needs it but Microsoft's download link is broken!

I am trying to open Photo Gallery but I get the error, "Photo Gallery can't start because Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition is missing....."  It sends me to the Download Center which lists the link but the download page says no results found.  I found http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?displaylang=en&=tm&id=17439 but the link results in the message, "We're sorry but the page you requested cannot be found."

 

I tried updating Windows Live Essentials and rebooting but I still get the error.

 

Where is Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition?

 

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Last updated May 22, 2019 Views 6,827 Applies to:
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Here is the solution:

It's Swedish but you can view the pictures: Go to this link above:

http://answers.microsoft.com/Photogallery-Help

or paste this to your address bar in your browser.

http://answers.microsoft.com/sv-se/windowslive/forum/gallery-wlinstall/photo-gallery-och-windows-10-st%C3%B6ds-inte-fullt/f825d8c0-72d3-412c-95bd-a5d1492afd0c

If you have an error related to the SQL 2005. Just install the SQL 2005 compact version again.
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=10070

or

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=8861

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