troubleshooting Question

Specified cast is not valid. SPS 2.0 edit or add new items

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SBS2003 R2.  
Sharepoint services 2.0 on SQL2005 workgroup.
Companyweb displays general documents but clicking to add a new items brings an error page with
Specified cast is not valid.
at the same time an event 5586 is logged
I get the same error when accessing a certain calendar as well.
named pipes is enabled.
Unknown SQL Exception 2 occured. Additional error information from SQL Server is included below.

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)
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