SQL Database Recovery Tool Repairs Corrupt SQL Server (.mdf and .ndf) Files

Stellar Repair for MS SQL

Stellar Repair for MS SQL is an enterprise-grade database repair software, highly recommended by MSSQL Administrators and tech communities worldwide. The Software owing to its unique features can address virtually all types of SQL database repair needs.

  • Repairs corrupt SQL Database (.mdf and .ndf) files

  • Recovers database components viz. tables, triggers, indexes, keys, rules and stored procedures
  • Recovers deleted records from SQL Database
  • Allows to save the database scan results to resume data recovery at a later stage
  • Allows to save the repaired file in MS SQL, HTML, XLS, and CSV formats
  • Supports MS SQL Server 2016, 2014, 2012, 2008 and older versions

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Why Do We Need SQL Recovery Software?

SQL Database Repair software is needed to repair the Corrupt and Inaccessible MDF and NDF files. These SQL files may be corrupted due to various reasons like database in Suspect mode or Offline mode. Also, there may be recovery pending and database attachment issues. This software is one of its kind to recover the deleted records of SQL Database. Stellar software is perfect for the recovery of all Database components including tables, triggers, indexes, keys, rules & stored procedures and supports the recent as well as older SQL Database versions.

Key Features:

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Repairs a Corrupted SQL Server Database

The SQL database recovery application is designed to combat data loss due to corruption in SQL Server databases. The tool works for all scenarios of database corruption that arise due to hardware problem, bugs in SQL server itself, application crash, OS malfunction, unexpected system shutdown, virus attacks, etc. SQL recovery tool scans the entire database for mangled entries and corrects the bit pattern to eliminate corruption and bring the database to a consistent state. Read More

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Restores Objects of MDF and NDF Files

MDF (.mdf) is the primary file containing database header and system table information, whereas NDF (.ndf) is the secondary database file. A SQL Server Database corruption typically affects both the MDF and NDF files, and thereby makes the database inconsistent. The SQL recovery software can repair corruption in both MDF and NDF files including all the objects contained in these files. Read More

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Recovers the Deleted Records

The utility also recovers deleted records from a corrupt SQL database while performing the repair function. You can restore all your deleted records without any modifications in the original hierarchy. It also allows to save the recovered data in a newly created table just under the original file. This helps in differentiating between recovered deleted records and repaired corrupt files to save them as required. Read More

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Multiple Saving options

The SQL Database recovery software provides multiple file format options to save the repaired SQL server database file, which include MSSQL, CSV, HTML, and XLS. This is helpful because with these file formats you don't need to install SQL Server on your system for opening the file. Read More

Additional Advantages

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Repairs all Database Components

The software can recover all the components of a database, which include Indexes, Views, Tables, Triggers, Stored Procedures, Rules, User Defined Functions, Keys and more. In addition, the SQL Server database recovery tool supports recovery of XML indexes and data types, column set property, sparse columns, and file stream data types. Read More

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Preview of Database Objects

The SQL Recovery Software scans the entire corrupt database and displays the list of all recoverable items in a tree-like structure. The tables are listed in sorted manner, which helps with selecting any table to view its contents. Moreover, the preview feature also enables you to verify if the recovered contents match the original data that was available in the database prior to corruption.

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Allows Selective Recovery of SQL Database Objects

Stellar Repair for MS SQL software enables you to perform selective recovery of database objects. The functionality allows you to select specific database objects that need to be recovered from the list, and saves them at a default or specific location.

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Recovers ROW and PAGE compressed Data

SQL tables with PAGE and ROW compression are also in scope of this SQL database recovery software. Moreover, the tool also supports Standard Compression Scheme for Unicode (SCSU) for SQL Server 2008 R2, and recovers all the data in its original format.

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Allows Searching the Items

You do not need to search for items manually from the list displayed after scanning, as the SQL Repair software provides a 'Find Items' option that facilitates searching for intended items on the basis of specific criteria, such as 'Match whole word' or 'Match case'.

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Allows Saving the Recovered Data

On completion of SQL database recovery process, you are provided with an option to save recovered database at default or specific location. Moreover, the queries of severely corrupt objects that cannot be recovered by the tool can be saved in a separate text file.

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Fixes SQL Database Corruption Errors

This SQL database repair software is capable in fixing numbers of SQL server database corruption errors such as 5171, 8942, 3414, not a primary database file, header file corruption, database in suspect mode, clustered or non-clustered index corruption, consistency error, schema corruption and many more.

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Improved GUI

The impressive ribbon in the upper part of the software makes it easier to find the various options and use them. Menu items can also be customized and individual options can be added or removed to make the recovery process even more quick and efficient. Read More

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Reconnects Automatically when Disrupted

The SQL recovery software reconnects the MS SQL server automatically, when there is a disruption during the repair process. This ensures that the repair process runs smoothly.

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Saves the Scanned Results Automatically

The software automatically saves the scanned result of the SQL Database MDF file during its repair process. The result can be used to save the database file at a later stage. This is a very useful feature as you can resume the file saving process without scanning the complete database MDF file again, thus, it saves time.

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Supports Transfer of License

Stellar Repair for MS SQL software allows you to transfer existing license to another system on which you wish to launch the software with full functionality. After the completion of the ‘Transfer License’ process, the registered software on your current system is deactivated and reactivated on your new computer system. To do so, you need to follow system-defined steps.

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Support and Compatibility

Stellar Repair for MS SQL software is compatible with Windows Server 2012, 2008, 2003 and Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP and supports MS SQL server: 2016, 2014, 2012, 2008 R2, 2008, 2008*64, 2008 Express, 2005, 2005*64, Express, 2000, 2000*64, 7.0 and mixed formats.

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Software Specifications

Stellar Repair for MS SQL

System Requirement

ProcessorPentium Class

Operating SystemWindows 10 (32bit/64bit) / Windows 8.1 (32bit/64bit) / 8 (32bit/64bit) / Windows 7 (32bit/64bit) / Windows Vista (32bit/64bit) / Windows Server 2012 / Windows Server 2008

Memory1 GB Minimum

Hard Disk50 MB of Free Space

Software Delivery


License & Version

Technician LicenseCan use the software on multiple systems at single location


Download Guides


Follow the below procedure to repair corrupt SQL database:

  • Launch the SQL Recovery software.
  • Select corrupt MDF file.
  • Click on the Repair button.
  • See the preview of repaired SQL database.
  • Save the repaired data into New or Live database.
No,Stellar Repair for MS SQL software does not change or affect the user data while recovering from corrupt or damaged SQL Database.
There is no SQL Database file size restriction as this SQL recovery software recovers database from any size of corrupt MDF and NDF files.

Stellar SQL Recovery does not require an SQL Server installation for displaying the preview of repairable database objects. This implies that you can verify the recovery results after performing a database scan using the software without having MS SQL Server pre-installed on your system.

The software however, needs an installation of SQL Server for saving the recovered database objects. The tool works by creating a new SQL Server database, and then saving all the recovered objects to this new database.

You should make a copy of your database and run recovery on this copy instead of the original file in order to mitigate the risks of any accidental damage to the file. The software by itself is equipped to prevent any modifications to your database. However, if something goes awry (power spike, system glitch), you may run the risk of damaging the database structure or the contents of your database file.

The “invalid database file version” error is identified when the SQL Database repair software is unable to detect the database version. Read More

Yes, the application supports repairing and recovering all objects of both MDF and NDF files.

Yes, the software is able to identify the version of SQL Server where the file was created.

Yes, the 'Demo' version of Stellar Repair for MS SQL runs a thorough scan against the selected SQL database and displays all recovered objects for preview in the main interface. You can preview any object to check the accuracy of scan results. For saving the recovered database, you need to register the product.

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