Try restoring to an alternate path, using the original path but
replacing
the computer name with it's IP address.....

Leighton

"WC Powell" wrote:
>
>I'm trying to restore the master db on a SQL server 6.5 from another

server
>running backupexec 7.3 enterprise. When I restart the SQL server in

single-user
>mode it will not let me connect to restore the master db. If I start

the
>SQL server in normal mode and try to restore, it tells me I must be in

single-user
>mode. Any suggestions ?