Restoring a SQL Server 2000 backup to SQL 2005
I recently was trying to restore a SQL 2000 database to a SQL 2005 database and kept getting this error:
"The backup set holds a backup of a database other than the existing 'xxxx' database. Backup or restore operation terminiating abnormally."
After a few tries without much luck I hit google and found this:
So, in SQL Server Management Studio, you have to remember to go the Options Tab and check "Replace existing database" for it to work.