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MS Sql Query Select Where value does not exist in another Table in Column CPE1 CPE2 CPE3 Etch

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Hello Experts.

I am having trouble trouble writing this query properly, what I'm trying to do is
SELECT [EQP_SERIAL_EQP], [LAST_DATE], [EQP_STAT_EQP] FROM [TechBuffer] WHERE ([TECHID] = @TECHID) AND WHERE CPETRANSMIT.CPE1 <> [EQP_SERIAL_EQP] AND CPETRANSMIT.CPE2 <> [EQP_SERIAL_EQP] etc........

Basically would like to select rows from TechBuffer Table Where [EQP_SERIAL_EQP]
does not exist in CPETransmit Table columns cpe1,cpe2,cpe3,cpe4,cpe5 .............. in the CPETransmit Table

It seems like something I should be able to do with Exist command or if anyone has a easier method.
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Question by:marcuschang
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SELECT [EQP_SERIAL_EQP], [LAST_DATE], [EQP_STAT_EQP]
FROM [TechBuffer] b
WHERE not exists (
      select *
      from CPETRANSMIT t
      where b.EQP_SERIAL_EQP = t.CPE1
      or b.EQP_SERIAL_EQP = t.CPE2
      or b.EQP_SERIAL_EQP = t.CPE3
      or b.EQP_SERIAL_EQP = t.CPE4
      or b.EQP_SERIAL_EQP = t.CPE5)
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by:infolurk
ID: 34141522
Where not exists syntax is;

SELECT [EQP_SERIAL_EQP], [LAST_DATE], [EQP_STAT_EQP]
FROM [TechBuffer]
WHERE not exists (select * from CPETRANSMIT Where [TechBuffer].EQP_SERIAL_EQP = CPETRANSMIT.CPE1);
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by:infolurk
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Slow typer ;)
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