SQL 2000 and SQL 2005

hi experts,

   I am working on an asp.net practice project ... which requires a SQL2000 server, but I have only SQL 2005 server on the computer ... does that mean I need to download the SQL 2000 as well ? the following is the errors I got :

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)

   please give me some suggestions. thanks.
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It sounds more like a connection configuration issue that a compatibility issue, but it depends on what your asp app is doing.   If it is using sql dmo then 2005 will be incompatible.
meow00Author Commented:
so how do I fix this problem ???
you need to enable a network protocol by the sounds of it.

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