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I am trying to execute the following query within a SQL server 2005 express database:

update
   orders,
   prices
set
   orders.UnitPriceLessTax=prices.RRPLessTax
where
   orders.itemrefid=prices.itemrefid
   AND orders.itemrefid=27705

Unfortunately I get a syntax error near the comma.

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Question by:mike99c
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UPDATE orders
SET orders.UnitPriceLessTax=prices.RRPLessTax
FROM orders, prices
WHERE orders.itemrefid = prices.itemrefid AND orders.itemrefid = 27705
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