sql hash conversion and password compare

I am trying to compare an check a password but I keep getting an error. The error is "Conversion failed when converting the varchar value '*FEED5B293A8E59A65278F9C3380F0E4C9C60616C' to data type int." how can I fix this?

 declare @hash varbinary (255)  SET @hash = CONVERT(VarBinary(255),pwdencrypt('fire2')) Select * FROM Users WHERE Username = 'Test_user' and UPassword=pwdcompare('fire2',+ @hash)

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Carl TawnSystems and Integration DeveloperCommented:
I'd imagine the rouge "+" in there will be causing it to try and intepret @hash as an int. Remove that first and see what happens.

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r3nderAuthor Commented:
found it
 WHERE Username = 'Test_user' and pwdcompare('fire2', @hash) = 1
r3nderAuthor Commented:
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