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This article will show you how to resolve the following error message.
If your SQL Error doesn't match the SQL Error listed above you can use the tabbed menu below to find instructions on fixing your SQL Server Error.
Error Code 'SA' Login Failed
If you are experiencing the following error message, follow the steps in our Support Article: SQL Error 'sa' Login Failed.
SQL Error 20
If you are experiencing an SQL Error code 20 you will want to follow the instructions in our support article:
If you are experiencing the error messages on a computer connected to a Network Database you will want to follow the instructions in our support article Resolving SQL Errors On a Network Database.
The first step is to check and see if the SQL Server service has been stopped. Click in the tab below for instructions or watch the tutorial video.
If the SQL Server is not in the list of Local Services. You will need to install SQL Server 2014.