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Fredforfree
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Canada
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Posted - 06/13/2013 :  12:50:52  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi,

I am attempting to query data from sql 2008 and only have 2005 installed on my pc. I am getting "This version of Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio can only be used to connect to SQL Server 2000 and sql server 2005 servers"

Can anyone point me to a patch so I can work?

Thanks

Fred


Fred

Edited by - Fredforfree on 06/13/2013 12:52:49

James K
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Posted - 06/13/2013 :  14:00:28  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
You can install SQL Server 2008 Client tools (or a higher version) on your PC. I don't know of any patch that you can apply to SQL 2005 client tools (SSMS) that will let you connect to a SQL 2008 instance.

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=22973
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