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SQL Database reconnect

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MS SQL server on a C drive, database files on D.
OS had issues, had to rebuild the OS on C.
D files were untouched.
Installed OS 2019, and MS SQL server 2017 on C.
Created an instance with the same original name but pointed the data folder location to another folder.
(I didn't want anything inadvertently overwritten).
Original data files at D:\Microsoft SQL Sever\
New location of data at D:\MS SQL Server\

How can I connect the new instance to the original files?
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lcohan
Database Analyst

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