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MS SQL 2008 R2 Installation - Collation Latin1_General_CI_AS is not selectable.

Last Modified: 2012-05-12
Hello Experts,
we used to choose the Latin1_General_CI_AS collation as the standard collation for our MS SQL 2005 installations. Now we started to install new servers with MS SQL 2008 R2 and we are not able to choose our default collation.

The new standard collation for SQL 2008 R2 is SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS.
Is there a reason why our default collation for SQL 2005 is not selectable anymore? Should we use the new one? Will we get into trouble if we want to migrate our SQL 2005 databases to the new SQL 2008 server?

Thanks in advance and greetings,
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