This video explains on “How to Connect to SQL Server after Installation”
Applicable for SQL Server 2008, SQL Server 2008 R2, SQL Server 2012, SQL Server 2014 and SQL Server 2016
T0 resolve possible connection issues at basic level, ensure the following:
1. Verify and ensure correct server name is provided
2. Go to Run then services.msc then ensure SQL Server service for the respective instance is started.
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