Monthly Archives: March 2008

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MSDTC on server ‘\SQLEXPRESS’ is unavailable

I am currently working on a Windows application with C# and MS SQL Server 2005 Express as the back-end database. It’s been working fine until today when it gave me an error message when I tried to update a datatable. The error message is: MSDTC on server ‘(server name)\SQLEXPRESS’ is unavailable. According to Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition with Advanced Services Readme (see section 3.4), the cause of the error is: Because the Microsoft […]