You can stop and disable either or both the RE_Express or FE_Express SQL Server instances that are installed with our software if the following are true:
  • You are using a different SQL Server instance to run your Blackbaud databases.
  • The version of SQL Server you are using is compatible with the Blackbaud software.  Review our System Requirements for compatibility.
  • No databases are attached to the RE_Express or FE_Express instances that you wish to stop and disable.