i installed MSDE2000A on Server. I am trying to connect to msde database which is on server. both system are in LAN.
i am getting an error stating that

"[DBNETLIB] Connection.open cannot open connection. sql server doesnot exist or access denied."

i have checked the Client network utility and also server network utility and enabled the TCP/IP protocols.

on server machine installed SqlServer 2000 as well as MSDE2000A. is there any possibility of not accessing other instance of sqlserver with the same port which access the Default instance?

its very urgent.... an anybody help me plssssssssss