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Add values to key field

Last Modified: 2014-05-01
Hi All,
Just wanted to confirm that is safe to do an append query into an existing table (restoring records mistakenly deleted from a backup database to its original place), and would prefer the ID should get their original value, the ID is defined as PK and has identity property set to yes, identity increment 1.
I know in access if I do that it would mess up the columns AutoNumber and its a kind of a hassle to get rid of all problems that come along, however wondering if SQL is handling it properly?
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