Before choosing the data backup solution that is best for your practice, you need to determine what type of database underpins the current version of your OfficeMate/ExamWRITER software.Your OfficeMate/ExamWRITER software uses either an Access database or a SQL database. Your data backup provider or certified operating system and networking technician will need to know your database type to be able to properly set up the backup system.
To determine your database type, perform the following steps:
- Open OfficeMate or ExamWRITER.
- Click Help.
- Click About OfficeMate, About ExamWRITER, or About Administration, depending upon which software you have open.
The About window opens.
- Look for the Database information to determine the database type.
If you see... Then... Microsoft Access 2000
You are using an Access-based database.
Microsoft Express or Microsoft SQL Express
You are using an SQL-based database.
- Tell your data backup provider or certified operating system and networking technician which database type your OfficeMate/ExamWRITER software uses.