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Windows 7: Win 7 sp1 32bit cannot connect to sql 2000

24 May 2011   #1

win 7 pro 32 bit sp1
Win 7 sp1 32bit cannot connect to sql 2000

I've 3 Vista pcs and 1 xp connecting to sql server 2000 on 2003 server. I'm trying to connect a Win 7 but get this error. I can browse the sever and modify files ok.
SQLState: '08001'
SQL Server Error: 17
SQL Server does not exist or access denied

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24 May 2011   #2

windows 7 professional 32bit

make sure under network and sharing center and advanced sharing settings that all are enabled like network discovery, file sharing and such for some reason if you dont do that databases have a hard time i found this out the hard way with our oracle database installs
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27 May 2011   #3

win 7 pro 32 bit sp1

Everything there was turned on. Again, I can browse the server ok, but cannot create an odbc source.
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