Recovery Toolbox for SQL Server ( Download) was developed to repair data from corrupted databases in MS SQL Server format (*.mdf extension). Data recovery process consists of 7 easy steps, the program features a very easy interface, it is very difficult to make an error:
First of all, please specify the path to corrupted file with *.mdf extension. There are several ways to do it.
When done, please click Next and move to the following step.
During this step, you will be prompted: Do you wish to start recovery? Please click Yes to start the process. When done, Recovery Toolbox for SQL Server will start data recovery process, during this step, you can see an indicator, that shows the status of this process.
When housekeeping data will be extracted with Recovery Toolbox for SQL Server, it will be displayed on the screen, users can see a window, that looks like Windows Explorer interface. In the left, you can see the list of data categories, in the right, users can preview the data itself.
You can preview system information, that was repaired from damaged databases in MS SQL Server format, you can make sure, that the process works and Recovery Toolbox for SQL Server can successfully repair your data.
Please click Next, if you'd like to continue.
There are two ways to export the data, recovered from corrupted database in MS SQL Server format, supported by Recovery Toolbox for SQL Server. Firstly, you can save it as a set of scripts, written in SQL language. If you prefer this option, please choose Save script to disk and specify the folder, where it will be saved, this can be made by Destination Directory area. Users can do it both manually and with Select Folder dialog, that can be opened, when clicking on the .
If you've decided to select this option, Recovery Toolbox for SQL Server will create a folder, named according to its in-built template in Recovered source_file_name folder. This folder will contain scripts in the SQL language format, as well as install.bat file to install data on server. Here's its format: install.bat server_name database_name username. You can easily move these scripts to any PC and run from that place.
Secondly, users can export recovered data directly into a database. If you choose this option, please select Execute script on database option and specify connection string value in Connection String area. You can make it both manually and with Data Link Properties dialog, that can be opened with softkey.
Owing to the fact, that databases can contain many gigabytes of information, Recovery Toolbox for SQL Server may split output scripts. If you'd like to specify the maximum file size, please insert needed number in Split into parts with size.
Please click Next to proceed.
Please take a look at this window, it reminds the window for data previewing, like in the third step. The difference is in checkboxes near all objects and categories. Owing to these checkboxes, users can specify the data, that will be retrieved and saved from corrupted databases in MS SQL Server format.
Please click on Next to continue.
When users move to this step, Recovery Toolbox for SQL Server automatically starts the process of scanning and analyzing of corrupted database. You can track its progress, with an appropriate progress bar. Please note, that this process fully depends on the source file size and CPU performance.
When data exporting is finished, you can see final report about the results of data recovery process from corrupted databases in MS SQL Server format for current session.