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Timeout expired. the time out period elapsed prior to completion of the operation or the server is not responding

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I have developed windows project using visual studio 2005 with C# and sql express 2005.
In this project i am using attached mdf method for sql connecting string.
Mdf files attached in my local sytem (application path).
After build, I have installed successfully in another system.
while execute the exe first time  erroer will appear "Timeout expired. the time out period elapsed prior to completion of the operation or the server is not responding".
but next its working properly.. how to fix this problem.
Please any one help to solve this issue.

Thank you for your help.


StrConnSql1 = @"Server=.\SQLExpress;AttachDbFilename=|DataDirectory|\Data\d1.mdf; Database=testDB;Trusted_Connection=Yes;";
 
i am using the following connecting string

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Is the timeout error for the connection or is it for the query you are trying to execute?  If the connection is timing out, you can add a "Connect Timeout=X" at the end of your connection string; where X is the number of seconds to wait for a connection to the server before terminating the attempt and generating an error.  So your connection string would look like:

StrConnSql1 = @"Server=.\SQLExpress;AttachDbFilename=|DataDirectory|\Data\d1.mdf; Database=testDB;Trusted_Connection=Yes;Connect Timeout=30";

for a 30 second timeout.  On the other hand, if your query is timing out, then you need to set the timeout on the actual SqlCommand object.  This is done via the SqlCommand.CommandTimeout property.  Again, this value is in seconds, see this link for a reference: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.data.sqlclient.sqlcommand.commandtimeout(VS.71).aspx
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Its is connection time out.. thanks for your help..
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