FIX: Cannot use SQL Server 2014 SQL Profiler to connect to an instance of SQL Server 2005

Symptoms
When you use Microsoft SQL Server 2014 SQL Profiler to connect to an instance of SQL Server 2005, you receive the following error message:
SQL Server Profiler cannot perform this action on database servers earlier than SQL Server 2005. Please use SQL Server 2005 or later.
Resolution
Cumulative Update information
The issue was first fixed in the following cumulative update of SQL Server.

Cumulative Update 2 for SQL Server 2014 SP1

Cumulative Update 7 for SQL Server 2014


Recommendation: Install the latest cumulative update for SQL Server
Each new cumulative update for SQL Server contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous cumulative update. We recommend that you download and install the latest cumulative updates for SQL Server:
Status
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
Properties

Article ID: 3036330 - Last Review: 08/17/2015 19:30:00 - Revision: 4.0

Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Developer, Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Enterprise, Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Standard, Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 1

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