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how to find this error message in log file for MS SQL2008

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I received a alert from MS SQL 2008

The alert is about

Database state change: ****



Server : xxx

Alert Level : High

Occurred at : 2/9/2011 2:04:08 PM

Description : State change to database *** on xxx

More details for Server: xxx\*** -....


I could not find it in the log file, do you know where it's located and explain it what it possible is about

and I want to know if I can find this error message by querying the log file. what is the standard query?
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SQL Server 2005 offers an undocumented system stored procedure sp_readerrorlog.  Check if it work with 2008
http://www.mssqltips.com/tip.asp?tip=1476
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The other way to view the SQL Server error log :
-In Object Explorer, expand a server, expand Management, and then expand SQL Server Logs
-Right-click a log and click View SQL Server Log

Then you can filter as you wish
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