You can use DISK REINIT & DISK REFIT to do this with SQL
6.5. These are doented in the 6.5 Books Online.
The only problem you might have with these is getting the
vdev no & device sizes right. Read the doco first & post
back if you need further clarification / help.
SQL Server MVP
>I have a client that deleted thier 6.5 DataBase.
>All I have is a .DAT file. The restore tab is greyed out,
>not sure why.
>Is there any way to recover the DB from the .DAT file I
>I wrote a program to read the .DAT file, but it does not
>look like a database file.
>Any assistance in this would be appreciated. It will also
>be billable to the client to repair.