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CREATE TABLE dbo.Tmp_Names
Id int NOT NULL
Name varchar(50) NULL
SET IDENTITY_INSERT dbo.Tmp_Names ON
IF EXISTS ( SELECT *
FROM dbo.Names )
INSERT INTO dbo.Tmp_Names ( Id, Name )
FROM dbo.Names TABLOCKX
SET IDENTITY_INSERT dbo.Tmp_Names OFF
DROP TABLE dbo.Names
Exec sp_rename 'Tmp_Names', 'Names'
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Alter Table Names
Add Id_new Int Identity(1, 1)
Alter Table Names Drop Column ID
Exec sp_rename 'Names.Id_new', 'ID', 'Column'
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