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My old computer crashed and died a couple of weeks ago(motherboard), and I have been able to copy data from the hard drive over to new computer.

Problem is with sql database, I'm not able to restore or attach as I get the error access is denied Anybody have an idea as to what I can do.

Thanks George


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Hey, can you tell us what sql server edition this is and ideally provide the exact error message you're getting. The pre-edit version suggests file permissions issues and it now suggests login issues so more detail would be very helpful. – Steph Locke Jun 10 '13 at 10:49
Hi Yasir, I no longer get the error as I just copied and pasted the db files and log files – George Phillipson Jun 11 '13 at 7:26

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