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Posted Friday, December 20, 2013 11:26 PM
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Hi,
I am new in the db world. I have a full backup file from one sql server box copied to another server which I have installed same version of sql (sql2005). When I try to restore, I get this error, how do I get around it? thnx:

TITLE: Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio
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Restore failed for Server 'i-Control-Server'. (Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo)

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

System.Data.SqlClient.SqlError: The backup set holds a backup of a database other than the existing 'AMI_VTS' database. (Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo)

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Posted Saturday, December 21, 2013 12:21 AM
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Hi,
Found the solution! I just set restore options to overwrite and the restore drive was different in the backup machine.
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