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SQL Server 2008 DB convert to 2005 DB

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I have a database that is compatible with SQL server 2008, how can I restore it over a SQL server 2005 database?
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Databases are upward compatible, not downward compatible. You can try the following link, but your chances of success are next to nil, and your effort will be substantial.

http://www.sqlservermart.com/HowTo/MSSQL_Convert_2008_To_2005.aspx
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If you have both a 2008 and a 2005 system up at the same time, you can try to DTS data and objects from one DB to another.  It will be longer than a restore, and not every object can be transferred, though.
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