Attach and Detatch databases

sql server 2005 express

Will I lose my full  text searching and all other indexes if I move my databases and then re-attach them later ?

from a E:\  drive to my  C:\ drive

any advice or things to watch for ?

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Raja Jegan RSQL Server DBA & Architect, EE Solution GuideCommented:
You need to attach your Full Text File in order to retain your Full Text search indexes..
And its always recommended to Rebuild indexes in your database after you attach it.

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FordraidersAuthor Commented:
ok...this is my first time doing this.. " attach your Full Text File "  ??


Aneesh RetnakaranDatabase AdministratorCommented:
Hello fordraiders,


Raja Jegan RSQL Server DBA & Architect, EE Solution GuideCommented:
>> attach your Full Text File

Your Full text files would be available in the folder path mentioned in Aneesh's link.
You need to just copy those files and then Attach the files back in your destination database..
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