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2008 compressed backup - does it need to decompressed before restoring

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the compressed backup that 2008 offers- does it have to be decompressed before restoring?

the backup is called tracker.bak if it has to be decompressed, does sql gui offer that?

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No, it is native to SQL Server, it will decompress upon using the restore commands.
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ok- so that is not it..

then, could you suggest why i am facing the issue in
http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/Server/Windows_Server_2008/Q_26820590.html
when using the compressed .bak to restore?
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thanks for confirming it
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