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Connect To Sql Server 2005

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#1 cyber_sydney_hunter


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Posted 15 September 2008 - 05:11 AM

how to connect to my own laptop sql server 2005?
so heres i did put:

Server type : Database Engine
Server name:
Authentication: windows authentication

so wot should i put for server name, i tried several names but it didnt work n gave me a warning message box and heres da message

TITLE: Connect to Server

Cannot connect to Citra-NoteBooks.


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=Mi...mp;LinkId=20476



Can somebody fix and let me know y is happened? coz i got an assessment for this software

Edited by cyber_sydney_hunter, 15 September 2008 - 05:14 AM.

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#2 groovicus


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Posted 15 September 2008 - 06:59 AM

IT sounds like you had better talk to your instructor. There is nothing any of us can do.

#3 cyber_sydney_hunter

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Posted 15 September 2008 - 09:41 AM

i got this software when i bought it, its Toshiba brand so? should i call to toshiba centre to ask then password and username??


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