Can't connect to the local database server(SQL Server 2008)

Dears,

I installed SQL server 2008 in my local machine and it was working fine but now I can't connect to the local database server and I received the below message:

TITLE: Connect to Server
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Cannot connect to RHS_DT_AMMEDAIM.

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

A network-related or instance-specific error occurred while establishing a connection to SQL Server. The server was not found or was not accessible. Verify that the instance name is correct and that SQL Server is configured to allow remote connections. (provider: Named Pipes Provider, error: 40 - Could not open a connection to SQL Server) (Microsoft SQL Server, Error: 2)

Please help me on this.

Thanks


 
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