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Failed to allocate connection.
During the completion phase of creating an ADO connection, an error occurred and the connection failed. You can try any of the following remedial actions:
Try the operation again.
Restart Visual Studio and try again.
Restart your computer and try again.
Check the Microsoft Knowledge Base for any available new information on ADO connectors and the Visual Database Tools. See the Microsoft Support Knowledge Base.