Please start any new threads on our new site at We've got lots of great SQL Server experts to answer whatever question you can come up with.

Our new SQL Server Forums are live! Come on over! We've restricted the ability to create new threads on these forums.

SQL Server Forums
Profile | Active Topics | Members | Search | Forum FAQ
Save Password
Forgot your Password?

 All Forums
 SQL Server 2000 Forums
 SQL Server Administration (2000)
 problem with .bak file
 Reply to Topic
 Printer Friendly
Author Previous Topic Topic Next Topic  

Posting Yak Master

212 Posts

Posted - 01/12/2007 :  00:15:57  Show Profile  Visit rammohan's Homepage  Send rammohan an AOL message  Reply with Quote
at first i had used sqlserver2005 and i created datbase named vb.mdb.
at he time time of formatting the system i had taken the back up,it has turned into vb.bak file. now later on i installed sqlserver2000 in my system, now i need to restore this databse into this sqlserver2000. my sqlserver2000 is nativeclient, i have server in my oofice and sqlserver2000 is there in that system, so we r connecting to that. can u tell me the procedure to restore my database.


United Kingdom
22859 Posts

Posted - 01/12/2007 :  01:05:58  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
You can not restore a Backup made with SQL2005 in SQL2000.

You will have to create a script from the SQL2005 database, use that to create a database in SQL2000 (having removed any SQL2005-specific features that you may have used), and then transfer the data - e.g. using DTS (you will have to resolve any databases not supported under SQL200, if you have used any)

Go to Top of Page

Posting Yak Master

145 Posts

Posted - 01/13/2007 :  02:27:10  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Backup restore is one way highway... if you want to go back you have to take a side roads like BCP/DTS:)

Go to Top of Page
  Previous Topic Topic Next Topic  
 Reply to Topic
 Printer Friendly
Jump To:
SQL Server Forums © 2000-2009 SQLTeam Publishing, LLC Go To Top Of Page
This page was generated in 0.02 seconds. Powered By: Snitz Forums 2000