SQL Express 2008 R2 cannot attach database
Posted on 2010-08-30
I have a server that has SQL Server Express 2008 R2 installed. The location of the database is D:\Database. When I detach the database using Microsoft SQL Server management Studio, and try to reattach, I am unable to view the database in the "Locate Database Files" windows. I am able to see the D: drive and the databases folder but the application does not see the database and I receive an error even when I enter the database name.
It seems that I am only able to reattach a database that resides on the C: drive. Is there I can reattach my database located on the D: drive? The interesting thing is that I am able to expand the C: drive folders but not on the D: drive.