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cannot attach database from server explorer

Posted By:      Posted Date: August 24, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net
 

Hello all,

In Server Management Studio, I am attempting to attach a database.  After selecting the database in the wizard

I receive an error: This file is in use, Enter a new name or close the file that's open in another program. 

I don't have SSMS open, and have restarted the computer to make sure the memory is cleared.  Not sure what to try next.  Any ideas?




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Attach database failed for Server 'EVEREST-LAPPY\SQLEXPRESS'.  (Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo)

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