troubleshooting Question

How do you install the AdventureWorksDW2012 Database?

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Microsoft SQL ServerMicrosoft SQL Server 2008
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I am trying to install the AdventureWorksDW2012 database so I can do a tutorial.  Following this link:

I downloaded a file named, AdventureWorksDW2012_Data

I placed this file in the subdirectory,

C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL11.MSSQL2012\MSSQL\DATA

I then got into SSMS2012 and tried to Attach... this database.

It did not work.  See error image attached.

I assume the problems is it needs both the data and the log file, but I have only the data file.  I did not find a place to download the log file, and I could not create one that would work.

How do I get the AdventureWorksDW2012 into my environment?


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