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Hi ,

it was working fine , i dnt know what happened but im getting following error when i try to login
im using sql server 2008 r2

plz help

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: TCP Provider, error: 0 - No connection could be made because the target machine actively refused it.) (Microsoft SQL Server, Error: 10061)
bbirajdar 4-May-12 14:30pm    
Reason for my vote of 1
bbirajdar 4-May-12 14:31pm    
May be the server was shutdown by somebody. Why don't you go to the machine and check if its running or not..

1 solution

Looks like the server is not started.

Details here: MSDN: MSSQLSERVER_10061[^]

Some more details & discussion here: MSDN Blog: SQL Server Error: 10060 \ SQL Server Error: 10061[^]
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Maciej Los 4-May-12 15:10pm    
Good answer, my 5!
Sandeep Mewara 4-May-12 15:44pm    
Espen Harlinn 4-May-12 15:38pm    
Sandeep Mewara 4-May-12 15:44pm    
Thanks. :)
bbirajdar 5-May-12 4:21am    
I also deserve a 5.. But I posted it as a comment.. :(

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