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I wrote codes to create Backup of SQL Server 2005 database and to restore it again.
It runs properly but showing some error.
My code is as follows:-
using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Text;
using Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo;
using Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Common;
namespace ConsoleApplication1
    class Program
        static void Main(string[] args)
            Server myServer = new Server(@"MASHKOOR-PC");
                myServer.ConnectionContext.LoginSecure = false;
                myServer.ConnectionContext.Login = "sa";
                myServer.ConnectionContext.Password = "md22mashkoor";
                Database myDatabase = myServer.Databases["Kolkata_Dental"];
                BackupDatabaseFull(myServer, myDatabase);
            catch (Exception ex)
                if (myServer.ConnectionContext.IsOpen)
                Console.WriteLine("Press any key to terminate...");
        private static void BackupDatabaseFull(Server myServer, Database myDatabase)
            Backup bkpDBFull = new Backup();
            bkpDBFull.Action = BackupActionType.Database;
            bkpDBFull.Database = myDatabase.Name;
            bkpDBFull.Devices.AddDevice(@"D:\KolkataDentalFull.bak", DeviceType.File);
            bkpDBFull.BackupSetName = "KolkataDental database Backup";
            bkpDBFull.BackupSetDescription = "KolkataDental database - Full Backup";
            bkpDBFull.ExpirationDate = DateTime.Today.AddDays(1000);
            bkpDBFull.Initialize = false;
            bkpDBFull.PercentComplete += CompletionStatusInPercent;
            bkpDBFull.Complete += Backup_Completed;

        private static void CompletionStatusInPercent(object sender, PercentCompleteEventArgs args)
            Console.WriteLine("Percent completed: {0}%.", args.Percent);
        private static void Backup_Completed(object sender, ServerMessageEventArgs args)
            Console.WriteLine("Hurray...Backup completed.");
        private static void RestoreDatabase(Server myServer, Database myDatabase)
            Restore restoreDB = new Restore();
            restoreDB.Database = myDatabase.Name;
            /* Specify whether you want to restore database or files or log etc */
            restoreDB.Action = RestoreActionType.Database;
            restoreDB.Devices.AddDevice(@"D:\KolkataDentalFull.bak", DeviceType.File);
            /* You can specify ReplaceDatabase = false (default) to not create a new image * 
             * of the database, the specified database must exist on SQL Server instance. * 
             * If you can specify ReplaceDatabase = true to create new database image *
             * regardless of the existence of specified database with same name */
            restoreDB.ReplaceDatabase = true;
            /* If you have differential or log restore to be followed, you would need * 
             * to specify NoRecovery = true, this will ensure no recovery is done after the * 
             * restore and subsequent restores are allowed. It means it will database * in the Restoring state. */
            restoreDB.NoRecovery = true;
            /* Wiring up events for progress monitoring */
            restoreDB.PercentComplete += CompletionStatusInPercent;
            restoreDB.Complete += Restore_Completed;
            /* SqlRestore method starts to restore database * You cab also use SqlRestoreAsync method to perform restore * operation asynchronously */
        private static void Restore_Completed(object sender, ServerMessageEventArgs args)
            Console.WriteLine("Hurray...Restore completed.");
It showed error is as follows:-
Backup failed for Server 'MASHKOOR-PC'.
Could not load file or assembly 'Microsoft.SqlServer.BatchParser, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=89845dcd8080cc91' or one of its dependencies. An attempt was made to load a program with an incorrect format.
I am unable to find out the reason. Kindly help me.
Posted 25-Jun-13 18:41pm
Edited 25-Jun-13 18:52pm
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Solution 1

You need to install the 64-bit components for SQL Server 2005.

You can download them from here.[^]

The error is because you are running a 64 bit process and trying to load an x86 DLL. You can also try recompiling your application to be x86 (Properties->Build) and run it again. You probably have it set to AnyCPU right now.
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Solution 2

You need to install the Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Management Objects Collection, it should be able to solve the problem.

Download from this link and install.


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