The Clear Invalid Spouse IDs plug-in clears out invalid data in the Spouse ID field. If your software is hosted through Blackbaud Hosting Services, refer to How to run a plug-in in a hosted environment.
Note : Before you proceed with the following instructions, back up the database. If your organization integrates multiple Blackbaud products, refer to the Additional Requirements section of the backup article.  Note: Print and read all of the following instructions before running the plug-in.

  1. Log in to the workstation as a local administrator. 
  2. Download the appropriate plug-in for your version of The Raiser's Edge:
  3. Save the EXE file to the local hard drive of any workstation with The Raiser's Edge 7 installed. 
  4. Double-click the EXE file. 
  5. When prompted, unzip the files into the \Plugins folder on the workstation. The EXE file is a self-extracting zip file which contains a DLL and a VBD file. 
  6. Register the DLL file on the workstation
  7. Have all other users exit and sign out of The Raiser's Edge. 
  8. Log into The Raiser's Edge. 
  9. Click Plug-Ins from the navigation bar. The Plug-Ins screen appears. 
  10. Click the Clear Invalid Spouse IDs link. 
  11. Follow the prompts.