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restore one database from .bak files: want two databases

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restore database error





I am trying to break ow1222 into two databases  ow12 and ow1222

ow12 works

but I get this error when I restore ow1222 as ow1222








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Restore failed for Server 'SECURE'.  (Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo)

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For help, click: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?ProdName=Microsoft+SQL+Server&ProdVer=9.00.4035.00&EvtSrc=Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.ExceptionTemplates.FailedOperationExceptionText&EvtID=Restore+Server&LinkId=20476

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Program Location:

   at Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Restore.SqlRestore(Server srv)
   at Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.SqlManagerUI.SqlRestoreDatabaseOptions.RunRestore()

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System.Data.SqlClient.SqlError: The file 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL.2\MSSQL\ow1222.mdf' cannot be overwritten.  It is being used by database 'ow12'. (Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo)

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For help, click: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?ProdName=Microsoft+SQL+Server&ProdVer=9.00.4035.00&LinkId=20476

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Program Location:

   at Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.ExecutionManager.ExecuteNonQueryWithMessage(StringCollection queries, ServerMessageEventHandler dbccMessageHandler, Boolean errorsAsMessages)
   at Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.BackupRestoreBase.ExecuteSql(Server server, StringCollection queries)
   at Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Restore.SqlRestore(Server srv)








 
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change the filenames when restoring restore options
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