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changing the location of mdf and ldf files in MSSQL2005

I have installed the database files (.mdf files) in D:/ drive. My D:/ drive has gone full and I need to change the location of the .mdf location. Currently I am not able to do it SQL2005. Please share the procedures.
I have installed the database files (.mdf files) in D:/ drive. My D:/ drive has gone full and I need to change the location of the .mdf location. Currently I am not able to do it SQL2005. Please share the procedures

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Karthi_devaraj
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rpasseroCommented:
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Aneesh RetnakaranDatabase AdministratorCommented:
here is an example

ALTER DATABASE AdventureWorks
MODIFY FILE (NAME = AdventureWorks_Data, FILENAME = 'D:\SQLData\AdventureWorks_Data.mdf');
ALTER DATABASE AdventureWorks
MODIFY FILE (NAME = AdventureWorks_Log, FILENAME = 'D:\SQLData\AdventureWorks_Log.ldf');
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