So everything is that I have d/l nopCommerce along with a slew of other web design programs to be able to avoid wasting money on my company.

I have produced a nearby server/database with sql anywhere 12, after which run nopCommerce with VS2010 to start the install, but receive this error message when trying for connecting using the server:

A network-related or instance-specific error happened while creating an association to SQL Server. The server wasn't found or wasn't accessible. Verify the instance title is correct which SQL Server is set up to permit remote connections. (provider: Named Pipes Provider, error: 40 - Couldn't open an association to SQL Server)

I have also went exactly the same db in Versus and attempted running it this way, while nopCommerce requests a server title, I have attempted many with no success.

Checked spelling, I am running everything local, so none of the is sensible.

All assistance is appreciated.

Perhaps you have enabled Named Pipes protocol for the SQL server?

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