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Restoring database

hi. i installed sql server 2014 on my new laptop now when i am restoring the database it is not showing the database name from the backup. the .bak file is working fine on my desktop and older laptop.
i reinstalled the sql management studio again too and also tried giving permission to all the folders but nothing is working.
pls. help.
Thanks Kuldev

Try the actual SQL command:

RESTORE DATABASE <YourDatabase> 
FROM DISK='<the path to your backup file>\<YourDatabase>.bak'

It probably won't work but it should give you a more precise error message.

My guess is that your backup is at a higher version - then you can't restore it.