I have several programs that I've been using for years in VB6 that connect to a SQL 2000 server, I'm looking to upgrade the Db server to SQL 2008 and am having trouble connectiong to the 2008 server. Do I have to make changes to the connection string for SQL 2005/2008?
Here is my connection that im using now to connect to the SQL 2000 server:
Dim DBNAME As String, SERVERNAME As String
DBNAME = "database" 'SUBSTITUTE YOUR DATABASE NAME HERE
SERVERNAME = "server\instance" 'SUBSTITUTE YOUR SQL SERVER NAME HERE
cn.ConnectionString = "Provider=SQLOLEDB.1;Integrated Security=SSPI;Persist Security Info=False;Initial Catalog=" & DBNAME & ";Data Source=" & SERVERNAME
cn.Open '<---Fails when opening connection with the attached error message
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