troubleshooting Question

Can't connect to local instance of MS SQL 2008 R2

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AleksFlag for United States of America asked on
Microsoft SQL Server 2008Microsoft SQL ServerMicrosoft SQL Server 2005
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I just installed MS SQL 2008 R2 in my development computer, first the Enterprise Manager then the Engine.

Installation went fine and both programs run ... but when I try to connect to my local server I click browse and nothing comes up, I tried entering (local) no luck. I named the instance:  MSSQLSERVER

I enter that name, nothing either.

Any ideas ?
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