Our flagship app, ParaPlan, has been running on SQL 2000 for over 2 years now. Before we re-design everything in .NET, I wanted to see if I could get it to work with SQL 2005 (as is). My attempts thus far have led to the following: 05 has many more INFORMATION tables and SYS tables associated with each database. I have MUCH MUCH more to learn, but I know that I could get an 05 SQL db attached to an Access front end, but I am having trouble with permissions (to the best of my knowledge). So as I learn more and/or hear from someone, stay tuned.
Tim showed me how to use the Microsoft 'Save My Office Settings' tool, which worked like a champ as I was setting up my new machine. So if you want to have the same settings, toolbar locations, rules, etc. on a different machine...just go to Microsoft Office Tools->Save My Settings. Then transfer that file (*.OPS) to the new machine and load it the same way, very nice. Now to Outlook... I wanted to transfer all of my outlook data to the new machine also, which required messing with the infamous 'outlook.pst' file. This file can be found at "C:\Documents and Settings\Kyle Archer\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook\". I found out that PST stands for 'Personal Store' according to Microsoft. Anyway, this monster file contains all your emails, events, contacts, notes, etc. It can get quite large and mine was appraoching a Gig. Even when you clean out your junk mail, delete stuff then remove your 'Deleted Items', it doesn't do m