Unable to connect to SQL Server databse - ONLY ON W2K PC's

Hi,

I keep getting the following error (on W2K PC's ONLY) when trying to start a 3rd party program.
Coonection Failed:
SQLState: '01000'
SQL Server Error: 11001
[Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][TCP/IP Sockets]ConnectionOpen(gethostbyname()().
Connection Failed
SQL State: '08001'
SQL Server Error: 11
[Microsoft]ODBC SQL Server Driver][TCP/IP Sockets]General network error. check your network documentation.

SQL Server Express 2005 is running on a W2K3 server. The XP clients are able to connect without any issues.

Appreciate your help.
saliyamAsked:
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Netman66Commented:
Almost appears to be a DNS resolution issue.

Do the W2K machines only point to your DNS?  Are you using a HOSTS file that has bad info in it?

Has the ODBC connection object been set correctly in ODBC applet?

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rehanahmedsCommented:
try upgrading ODBC connector on workstations..
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itsmeinCommented:
If you are able to telnet to the SQL Server from the Win2k PCs, then it could be a MDAC issue on WIn2k PC. If you are unable to even telnet, a firewall or some other app could be blocking the connection.

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itsmeinCommented:
Can you post your finding please?

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saliyamAuthor Commented:
Thanks very much for your input. I reinstalled the latest version of MDAC which solved the issue.
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itsmeinCommented:
Good. Thanks for reverting.

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