hey guys, i created payroll system for my thesis project, i want to generate three reports using crystal report from visual studio 2008, but when i try to create connection using > OLE DB (ADO) > Microsoft OLE DB Provider for SQL server > Server = "Servername" > it has a dropdown textbox name Database, when i click it i cant find my database..

guys plss help me.

Do you get an error message when trying to browse the databases? What happens if you type in the database name instead of browsing?
One way to test your db connection is to use the steps here, and use that connection string in your appication. BTW, is there a reason you're not using the SQL Native Client for your provider?