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    SQL Database Recovery Tool to Recover Master.mdf File Data

     

    There are four primary-system-databases on which SQL Server relies: master.mdf, model.mdf, msdb.mdf, and tempdb.mdf. Proper functioning of all these databases is necessary to make SQL Server work smoothly.

     

    Talking about master database, it stores the information about basic SQL Server configuration. It keeps a record of location where user database files are stored, information about the database that user creates, linked Server and much more. If mistakenly master.mdf file is deleted, SQL Server cannot be started.

     

    Symptoms of Damaged Master Database

     

    If in case master.mdf file is corrupt, SQL database recovery measures can be adopted to make Server work effectively. But before that, how will you recognize that the master database is damaged. Below given are some of the indications that help to have an idea if master.mdf fie is corrupt.

     

    • Problem while adding any file or filegroup (s)
    • Database Mirroring cannot be executed easily
    • Trouble while dropping database or any guest user
    • You cannot set database to OFFLINE or READ_ONLY
    • Cannot give a new name to the database
    • Can’t remove any primary file, file group or log file
    • Cannot change the database owner

     

    However, an administrator can re-built the master database but it is recommended to create regular backup and restore database from it when required. However, the best practice is to have SQL database recovery tool in the solution-kit so that if any of the primary system database gets affected, an instant troubleshoot application is available.

     

    SQL Master Database Recovery: Easy and Flexible!

     

    For data recovery from SQL system databases, we are available with SQL Recovery software. The tool helps in MDF file recovery, giving a platform to retrieve master, model, msdb and tempdb database. The SQL database repair software restores database and saves it directly on Server or creates SQL Compatible scripts.

     

    Source: http://www.repair-sql.net/

     

    Follow few steps to repair corrupted SQL Database: http://www.wikihow.com/Perform-MS-SQL-Database-Recovery-Through-Software

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