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MS SQL client connection: login failed with error 1.  ado error 17

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I have a one station that can't connect to a sql server with an application. it has windows 7 home prm. (others PCs connect fine)
the error is:
login failed with error 1 could not access database server ......
 ado error 17  server doesn't exist  or acess denied

when I go to odbc I can add system dsn or user dsn to that server with success.  but could not get this application to work. any ideas.
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Is the application connecting via TCP/IP or named pipes?  Does it make the connection via IP, netbios name or FQDN (fully qualified domain name)?  Is the SQL Server local or on a different server?
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by:fm250
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tcp/ip,
I have tried name and ip address and it didnot work.
sql server in differen't server.

thanks
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by:BrandonGalderisi
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How long does it take to report "SQL Server does not exist or access is denied".  If it's fairly immediate, it's the access is denied.  If it takes 5-30 seconds, it's the does not exists or possibly more accurate "i don't know where it is".
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by:fm250
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It is not access denied for sure. and it takes more than 10 sec.
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Ok.  then SQL Server just doesn't know how to find it or possibly the firewall is blocking it.  

Is this a home brew application or a commercial application?  Does it work on different machines?  Have you tried "TEMPORARILY" disabling the windows firewall on the windows PC, or, adding an exception for this application?
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NO,
other pc are connecting ok, AV was disabled still the same result.

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AV or windows firewall?  Is UAC enabled and did you try right click > run as administrator.  Are the other PCs W7?
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It was something to do with application.
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It was something to do with application itself. I reinstalled it and it worked. something was missing.!!!
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