[Microsoft][OBDC SQL ServerDriver][DBNETLIB]SQL Server does not exist or access denied

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The error message you are having now is due to the required network protocols on your Win 7 machine were disabled.

To enable it:
  1. Close Practice 2000
  2. Click on Start -> Run then type SQLServerManager.msc and click OK. Alternatively, go to Start -> All Programs -> MS SQL Server 2005 -> Configurations then SQL Server Configuration Manager
  3. On the left panel, double click on SQL Server 2005 network Configuration then double click on Protocols for MSSQLSERVER
  4. On the right panel, right click on Named Pipes and click on Enable. Right click on TCP/IP then click on Enable
  5. Close the SQL Server Configuration Manager then restart the computer. Try to attach the workstation to the Win 7 server again

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