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There's a machine running Win7; SQL Server 2000. (Suppose) Remote connections to the machine aren't possible. I need to copy a database from the machine to other one which is running SQL Server 2008 R2/2005;

How would I do that?

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Which protocols/ports are allowed? – Khaled Feb 2 '12 at 9:40
up vote 2 down vote accepted
  • Backup/restore will help
  • If you have physical administrative access to the server - shut it down, copy DB files and attach
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So there are no addtional upgrade-conversions between versions am I right? – lexeme Feb 2 '12 at 10:03
You may wamt to change the compatibility level of DB from 80 to 100. Thats all – Oleg Dok Feb 2 '12 at 10:46

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