SQL 2005 from Windows 7.0 32 Bit OS

SQL 2005 / Windows 7.0

I have installed SQL 2005 on Windows 7.0. SQL 2005 is working fine on local machine .., But when i try to connect the database which are on the server ... it throws an exception !!

Please read the error message.

I am not able to figure it out .. whether it is LAN or Configuration Manager or ???
TITLE: Connect to Server
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Cannot connect to FORMER.

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

The client was unable to establish a connection because of an error during connection initialization process before login. Possible causes include the following:  the client tried to connect to an unsupported version of SQL Server; the server was too busy to accept new connections; or there was a resource limitation (insufficient memory or maximum allowed connections) on the server. (provider: Named Pipes Provider, error: 0 - No process is on the other end of the pipe.) (Microsoft SQL Server, Error: 233)

For help, click: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?ProdName=Microsoft+SQL+Server&EvtSrc=MSSQLServer&EvtID=233&LinkId=20476

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chokkaStudentAsked:
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robertg34Commented:
*Click start, all programs, microsoft sql server 2005, configuration tools, sql server configuration manager
*Then choose, the 'surface area configuration for services and connections'
*Choose 'remote connections'
*Finally select 'local and remote connections' using both tcpip and named pipes

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chokkaStudentAuthor Commented:
I did as per your comment. But still i am facing this issue !!
TITLE: Connect to Server
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Cannot connect to former.

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

The client was unable to establish a connection because of an error during connection initialization process before login. Possible causes include the following:  the client tried to connect to an unsupported version of SQL Server; the server was too busy to accept new connections; or there was a resource limitation (insufficient memory or maximum allowed connections) on the server. (provider: Named Pipes Provider, error: 0 - No process is on the other end of the pipe.) (Microsoft SQL Server, Error: 233)

For help, click: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?ProdName=Microsoft+SQL+Server&EvtSrc=MSSQLServer&EvtID=233&LinkId=20476

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chokkaStudentAuthor Commented:
robertg34:  Thank you.

I think there is a problem on Connecting Server Computer ( i.e Former ).
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chokkaStudentAuthor Commented:
This issue is in SQL 2008 installed Computer.


When i tried to connect Former ( Thats the name of the Comp which has SQL 2008), i am facing this problem !!
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robertg34Commented:
Do you have admin rights on the server?  
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chokkaStudentAuthor Commented:
Former is my local Machine. I have Admin Rights.

I am actually trying to connect my local server from another computer ..!
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chokkaStudentAuthor Commented:
Do we need to do some steps on SQL Server Surface Area Configuration ???
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robertg34Commented:
What is the name of the server with the sql 2008 database you are trying to connect to?  
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