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Copy Data From SQL Server CE 3.5 to SQL Server 2008 R2 Express

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Last Modified: 2015-03-12
I have a SQL Server CE 3.5 database and a SQL Server 2008 R2 Express version of the same database. However, all the data in the SQL Server 2008 R2 Express database was lost when an empty CE database was synchronized with the Express database. Instead of filling the empty one, it emptied the full one. I would like to refill it from a backup of the CE database. What is the most efficient way to do that? As a last resort (maybe it should be first) I can delete the Express db and migrate the CE database using script created by ExportSqlCe. If there is an easier way to migrate the data, then that is what I would prefer doing. Any suggestions?
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