Simple lesson learned

KISS (Keep it stupid simple) 🙂

“System.Data.OleDb.OleDbException: [DBNETLIB][ConnectionOpen (PreLoginHandshake()).]General network error. Check your network documentation.” – that was the wife having an issue.

I told her: okay, do you have SQLNCLI? Obviously, she had it installed.

Me: well then, check here:

It turned out that SQL Browser service was not started. Again, KISS or be KISS-ed.

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