sql server 2010/windows 7 to sql server 2012/windows 8


  • I have installed windows 8/sql server 2012 on a new hard drive on my development PC.

    I still have windows 7 with sql server including my databases on the older drive.

    I have a dual boot setup with the windows 8 boot manager.

    How do I get my databases on the windows 7 drive on to the new windows 8/sql server 2012?

    The windows 7 drive is D: under window 8.  Windows 7 doesn't see the windows 8 drive though.

    I will eventually wipe the windows 7 drive after I have transferred everything to the windows 8 drive.

    So what do I do?  Import or copy the database files or do I export first?

    Thanks for help


    Wednesday, April 24, 2013 7:20 PM