Sql Error message

Hi All,

Can you tell me the solution for following Error message in Sql server.

Named Pipes Provider: Could not open a connection to SQL Server [53].
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asked Apr 10, 2012 at 09:14 AM in Default

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I have Checked out the protocol Namedpipes is enabled and Sql browser service is started.
Apr 10, 2012 at 09:16 AM Sakthivel
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Try and work through the steps here: [SQL Server 2005 Connectivity Issue Troubleshoot - Part I][1]

[1]: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/sql_protocols/archive/2005/10/22/sql-server-2005-connectivity-issue-troubleshoot-part-i.aspx
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answered Apr 10, 2012 at 09:19 AM

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can you tell me now I am using SQL2008R2 server thats a same for 2005 or different,,
Apr 10, 2012 at 09:37 AM Sakthivel
A lot of the content will be relevant to 2008R2 too
Apr 10, 2012 at 10:27 AM Kev Riley ♦♦
Thanks you for your valuable suggestion,,,,,,,,,,,,
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