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Hello everyone
I have installed Visual Studio Ultimate 2012 RC on Windows 8 Enterprise so I created a SQL Server Database Project then I want to Connect to Database and I get this Error message:

"A network related or instance specific error occurred while establishing a connection to sql server ... "

and I want to check SQL Server Services like SQL server Express into "SQL server Configuration Manager" and I can't find it.
i know my question about this error message is very repetitious but i want to know :
is there SQL server Configuration manager in VS2012?
What do I must to do for this problem?

Thanks in advance.
Updated 20-Nov-12 3:46am
ZurdoDev 20-Nov-12 9:46am    
The error indicates that your connection string is wrong.
AlirezaDehqani 20-Nov-12 9:59am    
hi ryanb31. in my VS2012 is just SQL server database Project option and i have just installed VS 2012 RC no SQL Server type other.

1 solution

have you installed sql server?
if yes the error may be a connection error.
to configure SQL Server Configuration Manager-
Using SQL Server Configuration Manager[^]

SQL Server Configuration Manager[^]
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AlirezaDehqani 20-Nov-12 12:12pm    
no i have not installed Sql server. i just have installed VS 2012 Ultimate RC and in VS 2012 is just sql sever database project no other type projcet.

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