In years past, you could download the SQL Server Management Studio and it was pretty straight forward during the install and you were good to go in minutes. Now they seemed to have made a confusing way to install it which you will spend far too much time trying to figure out. So to save you time, I thought I’d log the steps to speed up the process.
Step 1 : The Downloads
Step 2 : The Installation Process
The tricky part! Make sure you select the top check box (Below)
Both of these grayed out will be normal (Below)
After this, hit next, and you will be on your way. Should be a lot more straight forward from here. Good luck!