Problem connecting VB Express 2008 to SQL 2005 Entreprise (not express)

Hi Experts.

I am having problems connecting to a local database. I am trying to connect to a local MDF file stored on my C drive by adding a data source. It is attached to a local instance of SQL Server 2005 Enterprise edition.

The settings I choose in the Add Connection wizard result in "Data Source=.\SQL2005WEB;AttachDbFilename="C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL.1\MSSQL\Data\MyDatabase.mdf";Persist Security Info=True;User ID=sa;Connect Timeout=30;User Instance=False".

With these settings I can get "Test connection succeeded" but the OK button errors with "The ability to open this connection is not supported in this edition of Visual Studio"

I have vb express 2008 and SQL Server 2005 Enterprise edition installed (with one instance named SQL2005WEB)

Hope you can help.
Thanks in advance,

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jeewaiAuthor Commented:
Thanks QPR. I saw the post and wanted to get additional views and / or new development that would allow VB express to connect. I guess that would be it.

The database file(s) are already attached to your version of Sql Server, no need to Attachdatabase again with your connection string. Take a look at the SqlConnectionStringBuilder class in the helpfile, it has some easy to follow examples.
jeewaiAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the advices.
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