I'm assuming what you mean is a text file with rows and columns of data in it. Is that correct? (Some examples would be comma-delimited data, or fixed-width data.)
If so, then there are a number of options, including bcp, bulk insert, and openrowset. Take a look at ms-help://MS.SQLCC.v9/MS.SQLSVR.v9.en/udb9/html/19049021-c048-44a2-b38d-186d9f9e4a65.htm in Books Online (search for "bulk import"). It has data on all of these methods.
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