Error: Startup Error: C:\Program Files(x86)\Blackbaud\The Raiser's Edge 7\sysdb\re_sys7.mdb could not be found. Check the system path in the registry - when starting The Raisers Edge

You may receive this error when starting The Raiser's Edge on a computer running Windows Defender, System Center Endpoint Protection or Microsoft Security Essentials: 

ErrorReSys7mdb

(Error: Startup Error: 'C:\Program Files(x86)\Blackbaud\The Raiser's Edge 7\sysdb\re_sys7.mdb' could not be found. 
Check the system path in the registry. Main Startup Step: CBBStartSeq.Startup. Start Sequence Step: Validate System Files.)
You are receiving this error due to Windows Defender, System Center Endpoint Protection or Microsoft Security Essentials falsely detecting the Raiser's Edge file re_sys7.mdb as a trojan virus.  To resolve this issue, please complete the following in the order listed until your issue is resolved:
  1. Restore the re_sys7.mdb file from Quarantine
  2. Update your Microsoft anti-virus software to the latest virus definition update currently available.
  3. Launch The Raiser's Edge and log in

If the issue persists, then complete all of the following steps:
  1. Restore the re_sys7.mdb file from Quarantine
  2. Create an exception for the re_sys7.mdb file located in either C:\Program Files (x86)\Blackbaud\The Raisers Edge 7\SysDB\ or C:\Program Files\Blackbaud\The Raisers Edge 7\SysDB\ folder.
  3. Report your issue to Microsoft.
Note: Please contact the appropriate software vendor or IT professional for assistance with this process, which is beyond Blackbaud's scope of support.

Environment

 Windows Defender, System Center Endpoint Protection or Microsoft Security Essentials

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