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 import damaged SQL MDF file

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Posted - 2015-03-27 : 07:29:33
I have a PC that had sql 2005 running on it that has died. The OS is corrupt and wont boot / repair at all.

I have managed to get the MDF file off of the machine but I cant attach it to another SQL server because it is damaged.

How can I go about trying to repair this file?

Almighty SQL Goddess

38200 Posts

Posted - 2015-03-27 : 13:30:38
Restore from the SQL Server backups.

Tara Kizer
SQL Server MVP since 2007
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