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How to resolve error while attach MDF file Error (5171)


How to resolve error while attach MDF file Error (5171)

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While i try to attach the mdf file i got the error,

The Error is: DatabaseName.mdf is not SQL Server Database Primary Data File

The SQL server Error No. 5171
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Hi,

It could be corrupted. Try restoring from a full backup.

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Restore from a full database backup

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I found this website on the Google would be work for you. This website offering a free trial version of software, in trial version you can see the preview of recovered data.
http://www.repairsqlserver.net/

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If you persist error while attaching SQL MDF File that mean the MDF file is corrupted you need to restore it from full backup or use any SQL recovery application which provides to export MDF file directly to the SQL Server

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