troubleshooting Question

Why is Import and export greyed out in SQL Express

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Ian BellFlag for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland asked on
DatabasesMicrosoft SQL ServerSQLMicrosoft Visual Studio
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I've just installed Microsoft SQL Express as well as Server Management Studio and Visual Studio.
However when I open the Management Studio and connect and create a database it displays it with a black lock icon.
Is this normal ?
My question is:  Why, when I right click on the selected database and click tasks why are both Import and Export options greyed out. ?
Thanks for your help
Kyle Abrahams
Director of Information Technology

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