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i have taken backup on sql 2008 server(running version 10.50.1600). i want to restore the database on sql 2008 (running version 10.00.1600).  when i try to restore it give me error
Restore failed for server 'servername',(Microsoft.sqlserver.smoextended)

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system.data.sqlclient.sqlerror: the database was backed up on a server running version 10.50.1600. that version is incompatible with this server, which is running version 10.00.1600. either restore the database on a server that supports the backup, or use a backup that is compatible with server. (microsoft.sqlserver.smo)

how to restore backup?

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You can't restore a database from higher version to lower version. This is a case that I saw before where a backup from SQL Server 2008 R2 was being restored in SQL Server 2008. The case looks like similar to yours. Please find the attached link

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/sqldatabaseengine/thread/45be2608-4563-4a3a-8a3a-51a9e030c051/
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explained very clearly. thanks
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