I am Dale Hayter, a Microsoft and VMware certified Technical Consultant.

My blog has been built up over the years from my experience of working on an IT helpdesk and also from being out on-site.

Blackbaud Raisers Edge Dashboard

When launching Blackbaud’s Raisers Edge you might get the error

Before you can use the Dashboard feature, you need to install Microsoft Office Web Components software. Please refer to The Raiser’s Edge Installation Guide for instructions.

If this happens you need to install the Office Web Components.

Links to the Office XP Web Components and the 2003 version can be found below :

Raisers Edge 7.92 or above = Office 2003 Web Components
Raisers Edge 7.91 or below = Office XP Web Components