Getting at AdventureWorks from the SQL Server 2005 Feb CTP install (a kludge)

When I uninstalled the November CTP of SQL Server 2005, I inadvertantly deleted my databases as well. When I installed the Feb bits and looked at the instructions for getting AdventureWorks back in there, I didn’t have the right files. So I trolled around the install disk, found the CAB file where the mdf and ldf were, extracted them, trimmed off the extra glob at the end of the files names and then attached. No problem. They are in [DISK]\Setup\Samples.cab.

The files are named AdventureWorks_data.mdf.EE9FA……… and AdventureWorks__Log.ldf.EE9FA…..

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