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I try to add a new connection in Visual Studio from a remote server. The server is on a virtual machine. When I create the connection, Visual Studio can find the remote server, it can also see all existing tables and the connection test is successful. So normally all goes well! Except that when I click OK, the following error message will be displayed:

Unable to add data connection.Could not load file or assembly 'Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Sdk.Sfc, Version =, Culture = neutral, PublicKeyToken = 89845dcd8080cc91 gold one icts of dependencies. The specified file was not found.

I checked on the virtual machine file exists 'Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Sdk.Sfc', and I allowed remote login in my SQL (allow remote connection). I also disabled the firewall and I checked that TCP / IP is enabled.

How can I fix this?

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Welcome to SE. Unfortunately, this site is best suited for questions that relate to Apple products. If it does have something to do with Apple products, would you mind editing your question? – bassplayer7 Feb 13 '13 at 17:52
What if the host OS is Mac and the question revolves around networking between the host and the guest OS? It might need to be closed as off topic or too broad, but let's see if some more details can be forthcoming about how this relates to OS X or Mac hardware. – bmike Feb 13 '13 at 22:24

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