How ro restore backup of latest version to previous version with the help of scripts

I have a backup of 2008R2 , Need to restore in Sql server 2008 server , as i know it is not possible in common way , is there any other way to do it , my database size is 11gb

thanks in advance
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Omid OmarkhailSenior Technical ConsultantCommented:
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Vikas GargBusiness Intelligence DeveloperCommented:
HI,
The direct restore cannot be done. SQL Server has never been backwards compatible in the sense of restoring a database from a newer version back to a server with an older version.

What you could do is use generated INSERT statements (using SSMS directly, or a handy add-in such as SSMS Toolpack), or you could use a good SQL DIFF tool like Red-Gate SQL Data Compare to compare your two databases (even from a backup file, in the pro version!) and update one from the other.
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Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
Do you have access to the SQL Server 2008R2 instance? If so, select the source database and perform a Copy Database.
CopyDatabaseWizard.PNGIt's a wizard so easy to follow.
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