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Too many backup devices specified for backup or restore; only 64 are allowed.

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i get this error

Too many backup devices specified for backup or restore; only 64 are allowed.



when restore back up file
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Which product did you use for backup?
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sql server 2005
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sql server 2005 express edition
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This message tends to show up when you are trying to restore a database that was created with a newer version of SQL Server. The format of the files has changed, and the problem is not interpreted correctly, bringing up a message that has nothing to do with the real problem.

Are you sure that your database was backed up from a 2005 edition of SQL Server?
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