The SQL Server 2005 default installation options must be changed in order to access Blackbaud databases. Check each of the following items carefully before attaching a Blackbaud database to a SQL Server 2005 instance.

If you are using SQL Server 2005 Express, the version of SQL that is provided with Blackbaud Products, these options are automatically set during the installation process and the below steps are not necessary.

IMPORTANT: For SQL Server 2005 compatible products, be sure to back up the database while using the SQL Server 2000 or MSDE instance prior to attaching the database to a SQL Server 2005 instance and then immediately after attaching the database to the SQL Server 2005 instance. SQL Server 2005 requires changes to the database files and a SQL Server 2005 database cannot be restored using a SQL Server 2000 instance. 

Contact the appropriate software vendor or IT professional for assistance with this process or issue, which is beyond Blackbaud's scope of support.