Procedure to Export Data from MS SQL Server to CSV

Admin | Published: 2020-06-22T11:44:27+00:00 | SQL Server

MS SQL Server is a venture prepared database from Microsoft used by numerous organizations around the globe. With this application, you can undoubtedly socially manage the database. Once in a while, during the time spent using the database, you have to separate the SQL server database in an excel file format for bringing into other data examination tools. So, in this blog, we will show you the step-by-step directions on the most proficient method to export data from MS SQL Server to CSV file using SQL Server Management Studio.

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Know-How to Export Data from SQL Server to CSV

One approach to export data from SQL Server to CSV is by using the SQL Server Import/Export Wizard. Now, in order to perform this method follow the given below steps:

Step 1: Launch SQL Server Management Studio and connect to the database.

Step 2: Now, go to Object Explorer and search for the database you want to export in CSV.

Step 3: Right-click on the selected database and go to Tasks>Export Data to export table data in CSV file format.

Step 4: In the Import/Export wizard, select SQL Server Native Client 11.0 in Data Source.

Step 5: Select SQL Server instance in Server Name and use windows authentication for Authentication.

Step 6: Now, select the database you want to export and click on the “Next” button.

Step 7: Choose “Flat File Destination” as Destination and specify the file properties according to you.

Step 8: In specify table copy or query screen select the option from Copy data from one or more tables or views or Write a query to specify the data to transfer. After that click on Next.

Step 9:In configure the Flat File Destination by selecting a table for exporting from the “Source Table or View” option. The user can also change the default settings of row delimiter or column delimiter.

Step 10: Finally, in the “Save and Run Package” window, no need to change any setting and click on the Next>Finish.

Step 10: Finally,in the “Save and Run Package” window, no need to change any setting and click on the Next.

Step 10: The user can view the reporting process.  After that click on report dropdown . The user can save the file to excel, notepad according to your needs.

Moreover, if you are facing problems while accessing your database due to the corruption of database files. Then, no need to worry about this, you can repair your SQL database files easily. You can repair it manually through DBCC CHECKDB, but this does not work sometimes. It is used for a minor level of corruption. Moreover, if you are not so familiar with manual methods then do not use this method as it causes more problems such as data loss.

So, in order to repair the corrupted database files easily with speed and accuracy, the best method is by using an automated tool, for example, the Emaildoctor SQL Recovery tool. This tool is a very advanced tool and used by many users and organizations to repair the corrupted database files. Moreover, the interface of the tool is very simple so that any users who are not belonging from a technical background can also use this tool very easily.


As many times users need to export data from MS SQL Server to CSV. So, for this, in this blog, we have discussed how to export data from MS SQL Server to CSV using Import/Export wizard. Moreover, we have also mentioned a method to repair corrupted SQL server database files using an automated tool.