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Does anyone know how to set the properties of database to be shared through wifi network? I'm running windows 8.1 OS and the other computer I need to share with, is Windows 7. I tried to use 'adhoc' but seems like doesn’t work at all or maybe I used it improperly.

EDIT: I already solved my problem in connecting through other pc using adhoc.. Thanks! but my main problem is setting properties of a database to be shared. :-( anyone??

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    Are you having trouble sharing the database or connecting the two computers? It seems like you could have more than one problem here... – Michael Frank Sep 3 '15 at 2:03
  • uhmm... I think so, but my priority is setting up my database's property to be shared. – DjayPediA Sep 3 '15 at 2:07
  • You don't set properties on a SQL database to be shared over a WiFi network. You access a SQL database from other computers using a SQL client. Do you have a program installed on your other computer that knows how to connect to a SQL database running on another computer? If so, what trouble are you having getting to to connect to the database? – I say Reinstate Monica Sep 3 '15 at 2:32
  • @twisty A program knows how to connect to SQL database? maybe 'adhoc' .. is it ? – DjayPediA Sep 3 '15 at 3:16
  • @DjayPediA Please explain why it seems like it doesn’t work at all. Did you receive any errors? Please provide any error messages that you received. – banavalikar Sep 3 '15 at 8:25
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Read about "SQL server surface area configuration" on MSDN for your version of SQL Server. Go here to start: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms161956.aspx

In short, you have to do more to share a database over the network even if you can access it locally (server, desktop or laptop where you have install the SQL Server).

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