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This article describes the build versions of Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition.

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Build versions of SQL Server Compact Edition

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Product nameRelease channelBuild versionPublic product version
SQL Server 2005 Mobile EditionThe release version of Microsoft Visual Studio 20053.0.52063.0
SQL Server 2005 Mobile EditionThe release version of SQL Server 20053.0.52073.0
SQL Server 2005 Mobile EditionMicrosoft Download Center3.0.52143.0
SQL Server 2005 Compact EditionWindows Mobile 6.03.0.52893.1
SQL Server 2005 Compact EditionVisual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1 (SP1)3.0.53003.1
SQL Server 2005 Compact EditionSQL Server 2005 SP23.0.53003.1
SQL Server 2005 Compact EditionMicrosoft Download Center3.0.53003.1
SQL Server 2005 Compact EditionWindows Mobile 6.53.0.5300.83.1
SQL Server Compact 3.5The release version of Visual Studio 20083.5.53863.5
SQL Server Compact 3.5Microsoft Download Center3.5.53863.5
SQL Server Compact 3.5 SP1Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1 (SP1)3.5.56923.5
SQL Server Compact 3.5 SP1The release version of SQL Server 20083.5.56923.5
SQL Server Compact 3.5 SP1Microsoft Download Center3.5.56923.5
SQL Server Compact 3.5 SP2Visual Studio 20103.5.80803.5
SQL Server Compact 3.5 SP2SQL Server 2008 R23.5.80803.5
SQL Server Compact 3.5 SP2Microsoft Download Center3.5.80803.5
Note The Release channel column refers to the product or the Web site that provides the specific build version of SQL Server Compact Edition.

How to obtain the build version of SQL Server Compact

To obtain the build version of SQL Server Compact that is running on the computer, check the version of the SQL Server Compact DLLs. To obtain the build version of the DLLs, follow these steps:
  1. Locate a SQL Server Compact Edition DLL in the following folder:
    %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition
    For example, the Sqlceca35.dll file is one of the DLLs for SQL Server Compact 3.5.
  2. Right-click a SQL Server Compact Edition DLL, and then click Properties.
  3. In the Properties dialog box, click the Version tab.
  4. On the Version tab, notice the number after File version.
If you installed SQL Server Compact 3.5 or a later version, you can also follow these steps to obtain the build version:
  1. Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK.
  2. Locate the following registry subkey:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\ Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition\<ProductVersion>
    Note ProductVersion is a placeholder for the product version of SQL Server Compact that is running on the computer. For example, if SQL Server Compact 3.5 is running on the computer, the value of ProductVersion is v3.5.
  3. Notice the value of the DesktopRuntimeVersion registry entry.

APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Mobile Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server Compact 3.5
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