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Question: How do I determine if the SQL installed in my PC is Express (Free) version or Standard (Paid) version?


Answer:

You can check it out in SQL Server Configuration Manager. You may follow the steps below:

1. Start SQL Server Configuration Manager.

2. Lookup for your SQL Server Services and find the instance A2006, refer image 1 (normally for AutoCount, we are using namespace A2006)


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Image 1


3. Right click on the service and click Properties.

4. Look for Advanced Tab and find a column call “Stock Keeping Unit Name”, refer Image 2


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Image 2


5. The column should have a value “Express Edition” or “Standard Edition”.


The alternative way is you can check by logging in to AutoCount, go to Help > About AutoCount Accounting.


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By: JS 171014, KM 171214, P171229



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