|Well, I'm back to this again. You helped me get remote access working, and now I can't connect again.
Again, I'm not getting
A network-related or instance-specific error occurred while establishing a connection to SQL Server. The server was not found or was not accessible. Verify that the instance name is correct and that SQL Server is configured to allow remote connections. (provider: Named Pipes Provider, error: 40 - Could not open a connection to SQL Server) (Microsoft SQL Server, Error: 53)
I have not made any changes to either the server or the client.
I take all this back. As soon as I posted I thought, I'll give it one more try - and it connected
If it's not broken, fix it until it is.
Everything makes sense in someone's mind.
Ya can't fix stupid.