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Error in Attaching the SQL Server Database

Posted on 2011-02-19
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Hi,

I am using MS.SQL Server 2008 Trial version of Enterprise Edition for testing purposes.
I have a database and want to add that into my current SQL Server.
When I am attaching that, I am getting the following error.
I do understand it is related to SQL Server version but I cannot change back the SQL Server into some other version now.

How can I resolve this issue?.


TITLE: Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio
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Attach database failed for Server 'E-COM'.  (Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo)

For help, click: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?ProdName=Microsoft+SQL+Server&ProdVer=10.50.1600.1+((KJ_RTM).100402-1540+)&EvtSrc=Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.ExceptionTemplates.FailedOperationExceptionText&EvtID=Attach+database+Server&LinkId=20476

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

An exception occurred while executing a Transact-SQL statement or batch. (Microsoft.SqlServer.ConnectionInfo)

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The database 'KalasamDB' cannot be opened because it is version 661. This server supports version 655 and earlier. A downgrade path is not supported.
Could not open new database 'KalasamDB'. CREATE DATABASE is aborted. (Microsoft SQL Server, Error: 948)

For help, click: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?ProdName=Microsoft+SQL+Server&EvtSrc=MSSQLServer&EvtID=948&LinkId=20476

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Your database was created in sql server 2008 r2 you cannot attach it to sql server 2008. Install sql server 2008 r2 and attach it to that.
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