Web app and Windows Forms app

I've done a lot of .NET web development, but I'm trying to write a Forms App. 

I'm trying to populate a GridView Control with a simple "SELECT *" query, but I'm not having any luck.  I keep getting this error:
"An error has occurred while establishing a connection to the server.  When connecting to SQL Server 2005, this failure may be caused by the fact that under the default settings SQL Server does not allow remote connections."

I enabled remote connections on my SQL Server, then as a test I built a local web app that connects to the DB just fine.  For some reason, I can't get this WinForm to connect though, and I keep getting the same error.

Is there a Win Forms file like the web.config that I need to use?  Or is there some other setting in the WinForms world that I'm just not aware of?


3/13/2008 1:23:33 AM
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These forums are for ASP.NET (web sites / web applications), not windows applications. You might try your question at the MSDN Forums which deals with Windows Applications written for .NET.
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