provider : named pipes provider, error : 40 - could not open a connection to sql server in visual studio2010 ultimate


  • i installed visual studio 2010 ultimate on my sony vaio with windows 8 64 bit single language

    when i try to do add new connection in server exeplore it gives me following error

    A network related or instance specific error occur while establishing connection to Sql sever .the  server was not found or was not accessible . verify that the instance name is correct and that the sql server is configured to allow remote connection(provider: Named Pipes Provider, error: 40 - Could not open a connection to SQL Server) 

    i try to connect server come with visual studio2010 ultimate .

    please help me


    Monday, September 30, 2013 5:55 AM


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