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SQL Server Management Studio 2005 - How to import database such as Access

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This seems easy but is becoming very difficult to find.  In SQL Server Management Studio 2005 I can not find where to import a database such as Access.  It is not under "Tasks" when you right click on the database folder as documentation has stated.  I am frustrated enough to come here and see if I am missing something obvious.  I had no problem with SQL 2000

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John
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export the database from access into .xls from there import it into Management Studio.

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Where is the import command in SQL Server Management Studio 2005, that is the whole problem.

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you can import from an access database also.

just create a new database, right click on it, on the tasks, you'll see import and export data.

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from there you'll find access and excel options.

good luck john =)

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Your not getting it, when I right click on it, the tasks does not show a import option.  It has Detach, Shrink, Backup, Restore and Generate Scripts. That is why I am here asking the question.  If it was that easy I wouldn't be here.
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Try to repair Management Studio from the Set Up Disk. This is a problem and you might have others if it wasn't installed properly.

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This is the Express version, is it possible that I have to have the full blown option for that?
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