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how to backup and Restore a Service based-Database mdf file in C#?
i do not access to Sql Server because i use only sql express basic on Ms Visual Studio Installer , so , do not linked me to backup and Restore on SqlServer.
Posted 8-Jun-13 6:44am
Edited 3-Jul-13 1:22am
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ThePhantomUpvoter at 8-Jun-13 12:00pm
   
Did you try anything? Anything at all? Even a simple search? http://www.codeproject.com/search.aspx?q=backup+database&x=0&y=0&sbo=kw
ThePhantomUpvoter at 2-Jul-13 10:06am
   
Maybe you should clarify why you do not want to use SQL Server functionality when you are using SQL Server?
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Solution 1

The Web is full with answers. You have several approaches to choose from:
A) SMO:
SQL Server 2008 - Backup and Restore Databases using SMO[^]
B) SQLDMO:
http://www.csharphelp.com/2006/10/sql-server-backuprestore-through-sqldmo-and-c/[^]
C) ADO.NET Commands:
http://cavedweller92.wordpress.com/2012/12/13/create-backup-restoring-database-in-mssql-asp-net-c-2/[^]
I suggest you take the first approach.
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Solution 2

Easiest way i found on the web is below:

How to Backup and restore sql server database
http://www.webcodeexpert.com/2013/05/how-to-backup-and-restore-sql-server.html[^]
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