Know How to Repair MDF File Using MS SQL Repair Tool

arrow First open the software. For this, you need to go to the Start menu Programs SQL Recovery MS SQL Repair. Initial software screen will appear as displayed below:



arrow Select the damages or corrupted SQL Server MDF file. For this, you need to click on the Open button. Software will display the following screen:



arrow Browse the corrupt MDF file in the above screen and then click on the Open button.



arrow Now choose the scan mode and select SQL Server version



arrow Have an NDF File: Click on NDF Option and Choose Add Files option



arrow Choose damaged or corrupted NDF File and click on Open button



arrow After this procedure software will automatically scan your selected MDF/NDF file



arrow After Complete the scanning process, you can Save the repaired file in .str format



arrow Choose the saving location



arrow Preview the recovered content from the repaired MDF file. Software will show you all the recovered elements from the repaired MDF file like its tables, views, stored procedures etc as follows:



arrow Now, you click on the Export Button



arrow Choose the Saving Option. You have to choose one option between the two saving options provided by SQL recovery software. The two options are as follows:

  • SQL Server Database: On choosing this option, software will save the repaired MDF file in existing SQL database. In this option, you need to give the database credentials like Server Name, Database Name, Username, Password and then select the tables, views procedure to be saved from the left-bottom pane. At last, click on the Export/Save button.
  • SQL Server Compatible SQL Scripts: On choosing this option, software will save all SQL scripts in a specific folder. You need to select the tables, views procedure to be saved from the left-bottom pane. At last, click on the Export/Save button.


arrow After choosing the required "Saving Option", click the Export/Save button to save the repaired MDF file



arrow Select a location for save the .mdf files



arrow Export as SQL server compatible SQL script, after the completion of the recovery process, software will prompt users regarding the completion process as follows: