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Posted - 10/08/2007 :  06:17:51  Show Profile  Reply with Quote

i have a mdf database file and this file is created on sql server 2005. but i have sql server 2000 so i cant attach this file on my server and i need to see inside of this file urgnetly. Is there any other way of opening this file or is there anybody who use sql server 2005 could help me to open this file and export it somewhere else for me...

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Posted - 10/08/2007 :  07:06:44  Show Profile  Visit SwePeso's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Install free SQL Server Express (if mdf-file size is smaller than 4 GB) as an instance.
Look at the data and copy the data you need.

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Posted - 10/08/2007 :  08:14:13  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
See also: http://www.sqlteam.com/forums/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=55210&SearchTerms=Restore%20SQL%202005%20to%20SQL%202000%20via%20Downgrade
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