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I have make a full backup of a database from the sql server on my machine.  I would like to recreate the database with data on a SQL server within a VM.

How do I take the backup and re-create the entire database in my VM?  Please let me know the steps required to do that.  Thanks.
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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As you created a full backup of the database, you can copy that file time the VM, and restore your dba from there. You can do that using the GUI, or via the T-sql RESTORE DATABASE statement.
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Hi

Please see if this helps you to perform the Restore at new location.

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms190447(v=sql.105).aspx
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