Solving error message 'An aggregate may not appear in the WHERE clause'

Hi guys,

As title says im getting that error message, I know why im getting it but what is the best work around? Ive tried a few but must be getting the syntax wrong.

SELECT     PartNumber, Manufacture, COUNT(PartNumber) as TheCount
FROM         CounterfeitParts
WHERE      COUNT(PartNumber) > 1
Group BY PartNumber, Manufacture

Thanks,
Dean
deanlee17Asked:
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
the correct syntax would be this:
SELECT     PartNumber, Manufacture, COUNT(PartNumber) as TheCount
FROM         CounterfeitParts
Group BY PartNumber, Manufacture
HAVING COUNT(PartNumber) > 1 

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Dale BurrellDirectorCommented:
SELECT     PartNumber, Manufacture, COUNT(PartNumber) as TheCount
FROM         CounterfeitParts
HAVING COUNT(PartNumber) > 1
Group BY PartNumber, Manufacture

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deanlee17Author Commented:
Incorrect syntax near the keyword 'Group'.
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
however, doing a count(PartNumber) here is usually better COUNT(*) instead ...
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Jim HornMicrosoft SQL Server Developer, Architect, and AuthorCommented:
I know Guy (aka Scary Scar Puffy Shirt Dude) has already correctly answered your question, but if it helps I have an article out there on SQL Server Group By Solutions, and point #3 illustrates the HAVING clause.   If the article helps you, please click the 'Yes' button at the bottom.
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deanlee17Author Commented:
Thanks Jim
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