In The Raiser's Edge, The Financial Edge, The Education Edge, Blackbaud Student Information System, The Researcher's Edge, and The Information Edge, the patch number is the last number listed in the version.

To find the version for local installations or Blackbaud Hosting Services:

  1. Log into the software.
  2. Select Help, About <product name> from the menu bar.
  3. The full software version and revision number is listed in the pop-up window.
  4. Click OK to close this window.

For example: the first screenshot below is from a local installation and reflects a software version of 7.87.164 and the patch number is 2, the second screenshot is from Blackbaud Hosting Services and reflects a software version of 7.94.6116 and the patch number is 4:

        On Premise Education Edge About Screen               Blackbaud Hosting Services Raiser's Edge About Screen



If you are unable to access the software on a local installation:

  1. Open Windows Explorer.
  2. Browse to the directory the program is installed to.
  3. Right-click on an program executable file and select Properties.
  4. Select the Details or Version tab. The full software version is listed on this tab.
  5. Click OK to close this window.

To find the patch number as well:

  1. Open the registry by going to start, run, type in "regedit" and click OK.
For The Financial Edge and The Education Edge 
  1. Expand HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Blackbaud\FE7Install on 64-bit or HKLM\SOFTWARE\Blackbaud\FE7Install on 32-bit operating systems.
  2. Highlight the FE7Install key on the left. On the right you will see Version and Revision numbers. Revision number represents the Patch number.
For The Raiser's Edge 
  1. Expand HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Blackbaud\REINI\The Raiser's Edge\General on 64-bit or HKLM\SOFTWARE\Blackbaud\REINI\The Raiser's Edge\General. on 32-bit operating systems.
  2. Highlight the General key on the left. On the right you will see Version and Revision numbers. Revision number represents the Patch number.

To find version information of other products, refer to: