Also since it's a Microsoft error and their software you are entitled to a no charge support incident. However if it was some eval copy then I'd check to see if that was updated. But read this next.
Be sure it's a briefcase from XP 64. You should receive a message that the database is corrupt, that it the briefcase can be opened only in x64 not in 32-bit XP, in 32-bit it always gives the message "this briefcase requires a newer version of the sofrware". Also a briefcase created by x64 can not be opened by 32-bit XP.
There are also similar issues which affects the Files & Settings Transfer Wizard.