SQL Server 2005 connection with vs 2003 .net framework 1.1

Posted on 2007-07-24
Last Modified: 2008-01-09
I am writing a app using VS 2003. Is it possible to connect to a sql server 2005 database using .net framework 1.1 or does the entire app have to be created in VS 2005? The reason this question comes up is because I get an error when trying to establish a connection to the sql server 2005 database.

An unhandled exception of type 'System.ArgumentException' occurred in

Additional information: Keyword not supported: 'driver'.
Question by:jfsedlar3rd
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    I did use SQL 2005 with vs 2003. it's possible.
    I think you need to check you connection string.
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    i thik this is an issue with connection string
    check this
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    As far as I know SQL 2005 needs .NET 2.0
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