SQL Server Native Client 11.0 ODBCStandard security

Driver={SQL Server Native Client 11.0};Server=myServerAddress;
Database
=myDataBase;Uid=myUsername;Pwd=myPassword;

Are you using SQL Server 2012 Express? Don't miss the server name syntax Servername\SQLEXPRESS where you substitute Servername with the name of the computer where the SQL Server 2012 Express installation resides.

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This connection string (Standard security using SQL Server Native Client 11.0 ODBC) can be used for connections to SQL Server 2012.

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