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seeing MDB size without restoring ?

johnbr1johnbr1 Posts: 2
edited November 18, 2013 12:46AM in SQL Backup Previous Versions
If I purchase, will I be able to open an .sqb file in the Microsoft restore gui and see the size of the LIVE .MDB file WITHOUT RESTORING like I can directly with a .bak file ?

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    peteypetey Posts: 2,358 New member
    You can use the SQL Backup GUI to see the database size e.g.

    dbsize01.png

    You can also check the database size using Windows Explorer, as SQL Backup comes with an Explorer add-on e.g.

    dbsize02.png


    Lastly, you can run the RESTORE SQBHEADERONLY command to check the database size e.g.

    dbsize03.png
    Peter Yeoh
    SQL Backup Consultant Developer
    Associate, Yohz Software
    Beyond compression - SQL Backup goodies under the hood, updated for version 8
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