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Cannot connect to Sql server 2005 database engine

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 15, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server
Hello everybody!

I am having problems to connect to Sql Server Database Engine. I have recently(yesterday) installed Sql Server 2005 Developer Edition. The installation was totally successfull. Yesterday I was able to connect to Sql Server Database engine via SSMS but today it gives me an error:

A connection was successfully established with the server, but then an error occurred during the pre-login handshake. (provider: Shared Memory Provider, error: 0 - No process is on the other end of the pipe.) (Microsoft SQL Server, Error: 233)

For help, click: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?ProdName=Microsoft+SQL+Server&EvtSrc=MSSQLServer&EvtID=233&LinkId=20476

It is strange because only one day before It worked fine.

Thanks a lot

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