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Crystal Reports - SQL Database

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Crystal ReportsMicrosoft SQL Server 2005
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I have a client who used to use Deltek FMS with Crystal Reports for their Management Software. They migrated to a new system, and kept the old in the event they needed to look back at something. Their old system running Deltek FMS died, and the IT Co. before me had only done what appears to be file level backups. I now need to try and restore the database with what I have.
My Question is, I have located the .mdf and .ldf database files that I believe to be the correct ones; does anyone know how to get Crystal Reports to interface with the database? Its SQL Studio 2005 with Crystal Reports XI. I can attach the database files, but when I attempt to connect to the database via Crystal Reports I get numerous ODBC errors. I am in no way, shape, or form a SQL expert. Any help would be appreciated.
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Norman Maina
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