SQL Server Connection Problems
Posted on 2011-04-18
I just installed MS SQL Server Express. When I open the Management Studio, I can't get it to connect. I get this error:
Cannot connect to instance.
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 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,
Does anyone know what I should do?