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SQL 2008 can't connect

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chasmx1Flag for United States of America asked on
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
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We just did a fresh install of SBS2008 with SQL 2008 and re-attached our corporate DBs.  Everything went fine and we can open and view all the tables with the SQL 2008 Management Studio.  Now we can't connect any of our clients to the default instance using either ODBC or the Management Studio.  We added "USERS" to the Security Logins with all privilages and made sure both TCP/IP and Named Pipes was enabled for the instance in question.  Strangely we can connect to other instances of version 9 types.  We are at a loss and business has stopped until we can get this running again.  Help and Thanks!
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