To <b>troubleshoot</b> the problem more information is required.
Can you provide the <b>error message[(s)/B]?
Is the <b>Database</b> name you are using only letters and numbers?
The location you are choosing for the database files, can you go there with Explorer and create a file with notepad?
What local group(s) are you a member of?
Is the computer a Domain Member?
Did you install SQL2005 on this computer?</ul>
Regular users can not create databases on the server without special permissions. Normally this means being a member of the sysadmin role or the database creators role. The CREATE DATABASE permission can be granted specifically to all the creating of databases without the additional rights being granted.
As was stated above, more information is needed to fix this problem. What’s the error you are getting?</b>