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When attaching database to MSDE receive error sp_db_attach not found

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I don't know why I am getting the error sp_db_attach not found when trying to attach a database to MSDE.  I have done it once in the past without any problems, but it has been a while and I can't seem to find the sample I used to do it. I type in the following at the C:\Prompt
Osql -E
1>EXEC sp_db_attach "dbname", "c:\path\db.mdf", "C:\path\db.ldf"
2> go
This is when I get the sp_db_attach not found.  Know this is a simple problem, but I need immediate help.

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Try:

Osql -E
1>USE master
2>go
3>EXEC sp_db_attach "dbname", "c:\path\db.mdf", "C:\path\db.ldf"
4> go
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by:mbart
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Found my problem, brain must be on vacation
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by:mbart
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Used your input jdlambert1 but I had to change to sp_Attach_db
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My brain is on sabbatical. If my brain sees yours, I'll say hello.
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