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  • I have A virtual PC 2007. On this machine we have Microsoft Server 2003 + service pack and SQL Server 2005 + service pack


    Not I wont go install CRM 4.0 Server and this error show, when program check if are all parts of installation are OK:

    "A error has occurred while establishing a connection to server. When connecting to SQL Server 2005, this failure may be caused by the fact that  under the default settings SQL server does not allow remote connections. [provider: Named Pipes Provider,  error 40 - Could not open a connection to SQL Server ]"


    I try everything, from stop and restart services, to enable Pipes, etc.


    Does someone now answer ??


    Please help

    Tuesday, November 25, 2008 12:33 PM

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