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Login failed for user 'sa'. (.Net SqlClient Data Provider)

I could not login as sa user in sql server 2005 express edition.
here is the error detail:
Error Number: 18456
Severity: 14
State: 1
Line Number: 65536

I know it is a security issue. but why it is happening?
Microsoft SQL Server 2005

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peterdevadoss

8/22/2022 - Mon
Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]

usually, this is due to the fact that the sql server instance is configured to allow only windows authentication.
to check/change, open the instance properties:
http://imar.spaanjaars.com/Images/Articles/ConfiguringSQLServer/ServerProperties.gif
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