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  • SQL Server Management Studio Express 2005

    I have installed Studio Express on my system but I am not able to start with it. I am not able to connect to the server. Error-40 and Error-26 is coming.What is the procedure to connect?

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  • VS 2005 SQL Reports – Need to convert 5 character string to datatime

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    Can anyone please tell me where to buy store procedure and crystal reports book in one.  Thanks.

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