error 1000 - windows sharepoint services 2.0

hey all,
   im fairly new to sbs, sharepoint, and msde. but i've been getting this error in my application log for a while now. im not sure where to start since sbs is very picky and i dont want to break AD and exchange.

any help would be greatly appreciated. thanks all

application log:
error # 1000: windows sharepoint services 2.0
#50070: Unable to connect to the database STS_CAPMECSRV_1 on CAPMECSRV\SharePoint.  Check the database connection information and make sure that the database server is running.
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