Can't run a script in debug mode on SQL Server 2012

I'm running SQL Server Express 2012 on Win 8.1 with Eset firewall. When I try to run a query in debug mode, I get the message
Unable to start T-SQL Debugging. Could not connect to computer '(local)'. The debugger cannot connect to the remote computer. This may be because the remote computer does not exist or a firewall may be preventing communication to the remote computer. Please see Help for assistance.
I've tried suspending the Eset firewall but that doesn't help. Ideas?
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lcohanDatabase AnalystCommented:
"Could not connect to computer '(local)'." - do you have a LOCAL SQL Server installation?
nemws1Database AdministratorCommented:
There are several things you need to do to get this working.  Follow the instructions here:
BlearyEyeAuthor Commented:
lcohan: yes, it's local.

nemws1: I'm running v. 2012 so the Configure part should be OK. I tried running with the firewall turned off, so the Firewall Rules shouldn't be an issue. I guess that leaves Requirements for Starting, so I need to figure out if I'm a "member of the sysadmin fixed server role".
BlearyEyeAuthor Commented:
I found the answer: Have to connect as "localhost\..." rather than "(local)\...".

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BlearyEyeAuthor Commented:
I found the answer on my own.
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