Im developing my own website and have done this using Microsoft Expression Web 4, but know that i would like to be able to use SQL Server Management Studio 2012 I have been unsuccessful due to "error message that cant connect to server"
this is the what the error displays:
Cannot connect to localhost
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: named pipes provider, error: 40+ could not open a connection to SQL server) SQL server error 53
The network path was not found.
Error picture https://cdn.geekzone.co.nz/imagessubs/0e6ce6bb43ffb527ac1c151cf0edd0a9.jpg
if you know how i could fix this i will be very thankful to you,