Payroll 6 and Student Billing 6 are not compatible with SQL Server 2005 or SQL Server 2008

If the Financial Edge database does not contain Payroll 6 or Student Billing 6: 

If the Financial Edge database does not contain Payroll 6 or Student Billing 6:

  1. Verify you have a valid backup of your SQL Server 2000 database. 
  2. Click OK to attach the database to your SQL Server 2008 instance. 

If the Financial Edge database contains Payroll 6 or Student Billing 6:

  1. Click Cancel. 
  2. Open the Blackbaud Management Console.
  3. Verify that the database containing the Payroll or Student Billing 6 is attached to the FE7_MSDE instance. 

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Alternative Solution:

  1. Attach your database to a SQL Server 2000 instance.