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SQL Server Express - No process is on the other end of the pipe

Posted on 2014-04-11
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I'm trying to figure out what the problem is here.  I'm connecting on the same computer the SQL Server Express instance is installed on.  I don't need networking, I just want to login to the database.

I made sure named pipes was enabled, but I still get this error.
The image below shows the full dialog box

Error Connecting to local SQL Server Express
Any ideas?

thanks for your help!
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is the sql browser service running?
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Yes, it's running.
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I ended up creating a new SQL Server instance.  I created the other one yesterday, and I'm not sure what I did differently - but I can login with no issues.

Thanks anyway for your help.
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I think that Shared Memory protocol was disabled
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Something during the installation was goofy... I don't know what else it could be...
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