November 09, 2012

SQL Server cannot process this media family

Specified Cast is not valid (SqlManagerUI)

Msg 3241, Level 16, State 13, Line 1
The media family on device 'D:\1.bak' is incorrectly formed. SQL Server cannot process this media family.
Msg 3013, Level 16, State 1, Line 1
RESTORE DATABASE is terminating abnormally.

- Microsoft SQL Database fails to restore from higher ms-sql version
- Restoring the backup from SQL 2008 to SQL 2005 instance
- Restoring SQL backup file from SQL 2012 to SQL 2008

- Upgrade your destination sql server to upper version
- Prepare SQL data script instead of sql data backup file

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