troubleshooting Question

how to restore or keep sql2000  backups useful...

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Microsoft SQL ServerMicrosoft SQL Server 2008
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SQL 2012,2016 can restore a SQL 2005 backup, but not 2000
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb510680(v=sql.110).aspx
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb510680.aspx

if you have old backups from sql 2000, with data that is relevant for archiving.. how can you use it if you move to newer versions?
is keeping sql 2008R2 installed the only option to keep using SQL 2000 backups (thru RESTORE)

could,you advise what is best going forward with old data archived in backup from 2000
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