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Problem logging in with SQL Server Management Studio Express 2005? When I try connecting to a server in SQL Server Management Studio Express 2005 with Server Name as PC-Name\MSSMLBIZ\SQLEXPRESS or ./SQLEXPRESS and Windows Authentication it shows that required instance is not found and I opened my SQL Server Configuration Manager It had just two instance or name (MSSMLBIZ and SQL Server Browser) and it had no SQLEXPRESS which may the problem why I was not able connect. How do I get my SQLEXPRESS running I want to compile my queries?? HELP !!!

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Did you try PC-Name\MSSMLBIZ? –  Aaron Bertrand Nov 4 '11 at 18:18

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you can try with :

.\MSSMLBIZ

OR

(local)\MSSMLBIZ
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