• If your Raiser's Edge database integrates with education software, download and install the latest patch for version 7.85.
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 support ends March 31, 2010 (BB592364).
  • If your organization uses the Unpost Gifts plug-in, download the plug-in compatible with version 7.83 or higher (BB298412).
  • If you integrate with The Patron Edge, you must stop the SQL integration job before updating The Raiser's Edge. Also review the best practices for backing up and restoring a database when The Patron Edge and The Raiser's Edge are integrated (BB458816).
  • If converting from GiftMaker Pro to The Raiser's Edge 7, review Knowledgebase solution BB278258 before downloading this update.
  • If you use AddressAccelerator and did not request an unlock code for version 7.82, 7.83, or 7.84, you must unlock Address Accelerator after updating to version 7.82 or above.
  • After installing the update, perform the database maintenance recommended (BB578516).