SQL - UPDATE using Inner Join

I'm trying to run the following command from my database:

INNER JOIN Users b ON a.UserId = b.UserId  
SET Email = "xxxxxxxx@xmail.com"
WHERE b.usertype = "yyyy" AND a.Xfer2Forms = "1" AND a.caseid = "1000"

However, I get the following error:
Msg 102, Level 15, State 1, Line 1
Incorrect syntax near 'a'.

Is this a syntax issue?
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Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
You need to write it different. You cannot use a table plus alias directly after the UPDATE keyword (only either a table or an alias). And there needs to be a FROM clause.
SET Email = 'xxxxx@xmail.com'
FROM Atts a
INNER JOIN Users b on a.UserId = b.UserId
WHERE b.usertype = 'yyyy' and a.Xfer2Forms = '1' and a.caseid = '1000'

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BTW, you also used double quotes for string literals - that is wrong, you need to use single quotes.

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Pratik MakwanaData AnalystCommented:
Try This......

Update A Set A.Email='xxxxxxxx@xmail.com'
From Atts A
Inner Join Users b
ON a.UserId = b.UserId
WHERE b.usertype = 'yyyy'
AND a.Xfer2Forms = '1"'
AND a.caseid = '1000'
AleksAuthor Commented:
I apologize. I clicked on the wrong link. Yours would be the correct answer.
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