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I installed SQL Server 2008 on a PC with When I connected to the server from another machine(say using SQL Server Management Studio, I get the following error.

  TITLE: Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio

Failed to retrieve data for this request. (Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Sdk.Sfc)

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An exception occurred while executing a Transact-SQL statement or batch. (Microsoft.SqlServer.ConnectionInfo)

Database 28 cannot be autostarted during server shutdown or startup. (Microsoft SQL Server, Error: 904)

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To know more, I tried the same with another client machine (say, it works well. WHY does it behave like this.

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