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I can no longer connect to the SQL Server on an XP SP2 machine!

After installing XP SP2 on the machine that runs my SQL Server, I found I could no longer access my SQL Server database from within the Visual Studio 2005 IDE or from any new applications created with Visual Studio 2005. Prior to installing SP2 the SQL Server was accessible and everything worked fine; now I get timeout errors from the SQL ...