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  1. #1
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    Unanswered: Cannot connect to DB error message

    Hello,

    I just received the attached error message, and I'm totally lost as to why.

    Any ideas?

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    Cannot connect to DB.

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    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

    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 that 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, Error: 2)

    For help, click: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?ProdN...2&LinkId=20476

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    The system cannot find the file specified

    Kind regards,
    MG

  2. #2
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    hmmmm...PSK instance is down...Have you tried to connect using TCP?
    "The data in a record depends on the Key to the record, the Whole Key, and
    nothing but the Key, so help me Codd."

  3. #3
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    Hello,

    Thanks for the reply.

    For some reason, it started working shortly after. I re-started my PC and it was fine.

    Cheers for the reply though, appreciate it.

    Regards
    MG

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