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I can not connect to the Database in SQL Server 2005 RRS feed

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  • User1192067180 posted


    Hello
    I installed the
    SQL Server 2005 Enterprise Edition and when i want to connect to the database by the Windows authentication,
    I sure that i put the server name correctly, the server type is Database Engine
    The errror message said:

    >TITLE: Connect to Server
    >------------------------------
    >
    >Cannot connect to pc.
    >
    >------------------------------
    >ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
    >
    >An error has occurred while establishing a connection to the server. When connecting to SQL Server 2005, this failure may be caused by the fact that under the default settings SQL Server does not allow remote connections. (provider: Named Pipes Provider, error: 40 - Could not open a connection to SQL Server) (Microsoft SQL Server, Error: 2)
    >
    >For help, click: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?ProdName=Microsoft+SQL+Server&EvtSrc=MSSQLServer&EvtID=2&LinkId=20476
    >
    >

    I am not in a LAN, I use SQL Server in my desktop PC, and I am as an administrator i am using Windows XP , i do not have problems if i install SQL Server 2000 but when i use SQL Server 2005 Enterprise Edition
    I will appreciate the help you can give to me
    Luis

     

    Tuesday, May 12, 2009 11:26 PM