Cannot Create a Database in Visual Web Developer 2008 Express

Discussion in 'ASP .Net' started by Creating a Database in VWD, Jul 7, 2009.

  1. Hi Friends,

    I have installed Microsoft Visual Web Developer 2008 Express from the link:
    http://microsoft.com/express/vwd. During the installation, I was asked to
    choose whether to install SQL Server 2008 Express and I selected it. Upon
    completion, when I try to create a database in Visual Web Developer by right
    clicking on the App_Data folder and selecting New Item; choose SQL Server
    Database, an error comes up saying Cannot create a user instance of SQL
    Server due to failure to start the service for the instance. The connection
    will now close.

    I have administrative privileges on my computer but it is not working.
    Please help me solve it.
     
    Creating a Database in VWD, Jul 7, 2009
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