Quote Originally Posted by ApplauseBoston View Post
Hi, I found the port and opened it. I have come to find that the BUG is not that an ADMIN can only use it, SQL EXPRESS standard install makes it so that only the local computer can run it. Network access is disabled.
Quote: For security reasons, networking protocols are disabled by default in SQL Server Express. Individual protocols can be enabled manually or during installation of SQL Server Express.
here is the article link: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/pre...v%3dsql.105%29
So, upon investigation, I think I came to the crux of the problem: SQL server browser is stopped, and the option to start it is disabled.
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I'm not sure where to go from here.
Yes, that´s right. You need to start the browser. Forgot about that.
You need to right click and go in to properties. Choose Local Service or something like that as a account.
Go in to the Service Tab, change Start mode to automatic. Click Apply and then you should be able to start the browser service.