RESTORE- thru code works, not gui

for one database, when i try to restore from a backup file, it selects the file, but it does not display it in the GUI and does not allow me to next screen. But if I code the RESTORE command it works fine.

but in same server, for another database, I restore the database from GUI and it works fine.

Just to test, i made fresh backup from the same server and tried to restore it as another database name on the same server, but it does not display what the backup file is chosen and hence complains that i have to first choose the backup file.. what could i be doing wrong?

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sameer2010Commented:
Are you selecting the backup file and not able to restore or you are not able to select the backup file itself?
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25112Author Commented:
i select the file from GUI , fine. But I dont get the bottom screen filled up. (see attached) but when i restore from code, the RESTORE is complete and success- no problems in the restored database.. so i know the backup file is good.
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