SQL Network Interfaces, error: 26 - Error Locating Server/Instance Specified - by hummm

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Type Bug Repros 0
Opened 9/17/2013 7:06:38 PM
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Description

Server Error in '/' Application.
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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: SQL Network Interfaces, error: 26 - Error Locating Server/Instance Specified) 
  Description: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the current web request. Please review the stack trace for more information about the error and where it originated in the code. 

 Exception Details: System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException: 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: SQL Network Interfaces, error: 26 - Error Locating Server/Instance Specified)

Source Error: 


 An unhandled exception was generated during the execution of the current web request. Information regarding the origin and location of the exception can be identified using the exception stack trace below.  
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Posted by Microsoft on 9/24/2013 at 4:31 AM
Thank you for submitting feedback on Visual Studio and .NET Framework. Your issue has been routed to the appropriate VS development team for investigation. We will contact you if we require any additional information.
Posted by Microsoft on 9/19/2013 at 8:02 PM
Hello again. Have you tried the method below? If the method doesn't help you, please tell us as free. Thank you.
Posted by Microsoft on 9/18/2013 at 8:01 PM
Thank you for your feedback. According to your error message, you could follow below blog's method to check your SQL Server instance's setting.

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/sql_protocols/archive/2007/05/13/sql-network-interfaces-error-26-error-locating-server-instance-specified.aspx
Posted by Microsoft on 9/17/2013 at 7:52 PM
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