i have mdf file and log file of SQL database which created inSQL server 2000 can i load this file to SQL server 2008? how?

i also have sql managment studio 2008

please advice
Thanks
Gvilbis
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Aneesh RetnakaranDatabase AdministratorCommented:
open ssms -> connect to the database server -> from the left pane, right click on database -> attach -> Add -> browse your files
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gvilbisAuthor Commented:
i have a problem to connect to database server, i have exists one but i would like to create new database server on this machine then maybe i be able to do attach
but how do i connect to database server or actually how do i create new one?

i tried to open sql server 2008 export and import and i chose database from the network and i tried to import it and it failed on several views that it could not import, so i removed them and try then to continue the import but then it failed on excute stage

please advice
Thanks
GVILBIS
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Aneesh RetnakaranDatabase AdministratorCommented:
You need to install sql server 2008 on your local machine for this
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gvilbisAuthor Commented:
i installed but when i am trying to import from existing database to local machine it failed when transferring the views, so i deselect the views that it failed on and then it failed on pre execute

please advice
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