New SQL Server Database


Note: You must have a SQL Server available on your network to use this feature.


1.    Start Inquest

2.    The first screen to display is “Open Company Data Source”

3.    Click the “New data source…” button

4.    The “Data Connection Wizard” will display

5.    Select “Create a new database”, click “Next”

6.    Select “Microsoft SQL Server”, click “Next”

7.    Enter your SQL Server Information (dependent on your installation of SQL Server)

·         Server name

·         Log on credentials

8.    Click “Next”

9.    Enter a database name (such as  TheExt4 )

10.  Click “Finish”


The program will now open with the new database and prompt you for a company name and address.


Opening Inquest in the future will show your company database in the “Open Company Data Source” database list.