FIX: You may receive an access violation error message when you run a linked server query that includes a subquery

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Article ID: 911569 - View products that this article applies to.
Bug #: 43 (SQL Hotfix)
Bug #: 474352 (SQL Server 8.0)
Microsoft distributes Microsoft SQL Server 2000 fixes as one downloadable file. Because the fixes are cumulative, each new release contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous SQL Server 2000 fix release.
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SUMMARY

This article describes the following about this hotfix release:
  • The issues that are fixed by this hotfix package
  • The prerequisites for installing the hotfix package
  • Information about whether you must restart the computer after you install the hotfix package
  • Information about whether the hotfix package is replaced by any other hotfix package
  • Information about whether you must make any registry changes
  • The files that are contained in the hotfix package

SYMPTOMS

When you run a linked server query that includes a subquery in SQL Server 2000, you may receive an access violation error message.

Note This problem occurs when the linked server query includes an UPDATE statement that acts on a remote table on the linked server.

RESOLUTION

The installer does not install this hotfix correctly on x64-based systems. This installation issue occurs when the following conditions are true:
  • The system uses the Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) AMD64 processor architecture or the Intel Extended Memory 64 Technology (EM64T) processor architecture.

    Note This issue does not occur on systems that use the Intel Itanium processor architecture.
  • The system is running a 64-bit version of the Microsoft Windows Server operating system.
  • The system is running a 32-bit version of SQL Server 2000.
We have corrected this installation issue in later builds of SQL Server 2000, starting with version 8.00.2244. When a customer who is running SQL Server 2000 on an x64-based system requests this hotfix, we will provide a build that includes this hotfix and that can be installed correctly on an x64-based system. The build that we provide will be version 8.00.2244 or a later version.

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

You must have Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 4 (SP4) installed to apply this hotfix.

For more information about how to obtain SQL Server 2000 SP4, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
290211 How to obtain the latest SQL Server 2000 service pack

Restart information

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Registry information

You do not have to change the registry.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

Hotfix file information

This hotfix contains only those files that are required to correct the issues that this article lists. This hotfix may not contain of all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build.

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
SQL Server 2000 hotfix, 32-bit
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Dtsui.dll2000.80.2175.01,593,34402-Dec-200507:54x86
Impprov.dll2000.80.2175.0102,40002-Dec-200507:54x86
Mssdi98.dll8.11.50523.0239,10406-Jun-200521:46x86
Ntwdblib.dll2000.80.2175.0290,81602-Dec-200507:54x86
Odsole70.dll2000.80.2175.069,63202-Dec-200507:54x86
Osql.exe2000.80.2039.057,34402-Dec-200509:51x86
Pfclnt80.dll2000.80.2175.0430,08002-Dec-200507:54x86
Procsyst.sqlNot Applicable552,06816-Jun-200523:15Not Applicable
Replprov.dll2000.80.2175.0237,56802-Dec-200507:54x86
Semexec.dll2000.80.2175.0856,06402-Dec-200507:54x86
Sp4_serv_qfe.sqlNot Applicable18,81016-Jun-200523:15Not Applicable
Sqlagent.exe2000.80.2175.0323,58401-Dec-200519:04x86
Sqldiag.exe2000.80.2175.0118,78401-Dec-200519:42x86
Sqldmo.dll2000.80.2175.04,362,24002-Dec-200507:54x86
Sqlevn70.rll2000.80.2175.045,05602-Dec-200507:54Not Applicable
Sqlfth75.dll2000.80.2175.0102,40001-Dec-200519:11x86
Sqlservr.exe2000.80.2175.09,162,75202-Dec-200507:53x86
Sqlsort.dll2000.80.2175.0589,82402-Dec-200507:54x86
Stardds.dll2000.80.2175.0176,12802-Dec-200507:54x86
Svrnetcn.dll2000.80.2175.0110,59202-Dec-200507:54x86
Ums.dll2000.80.2175.035,32802-Dec-200507:54x86
SQL Server 2000 hotfix, 64-bit for Itanium processors
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Impprov.dll2000.80.2175.0244,73602-Dec-200512:46Not Applicable
Mssdi98.dll8.11.50523.0758,78402-Dec-200512:46Not Applicable
Msvcr71.dll7.10.3052.4348,16002-Dec-200512:46Not Applicable
Odsole70.dll2000.80.2175.0150,52802-Dec-200512:46Not Applicable
Pfclnt80.dll2000.80.2175.01,187,84002-Dec-200512:46Not Applicable
Pfclnt80.dll2000.80.2175.0430,08002-Dec-200512:46Not Applicable
Procsyst.sqlNot Applicable552,06802-Dec-200512:46Not Applicable
Replprov.dll2000.80.2175.0538,62402-Dec-200512:46Not Applicable
Replprov2.dll2000.80.2175.0538,62402-Dec-200512:46Not Applicable
Sqlagent.exe2000.80.2175.01,061,37602-Dec-200512:46Not Applicable
Sqldiag.exe2000.80.2175.0334,33602-Dec-200512:46Not Applicable
Sqldmo.dll2000.80.2175.04,362,24002-Dec-200512:46Not Applicable
Sqldmo.dll2000.80.2175.013,860,35202-Dec-200512:46Not Applicable
Sqlevn70.rll2000.80.2175.035,32802-Dec-200512:46Not Applicable
Sqlfth75.dll2000.80.2175.0246,78402-Dec-200512:46Not Applicable
Sqlservr.exe2000.80.2175.024,930,81602-Dec-200512:46Not Applicable
Sqlsort.dll2000.80.2175.0617,47202-Dec-200512:46Not Applicable
Sqlsort.dll2000.80.2175.0617,47202-Dec-200512:46Not Applicable
Sqlsort.dll2000.80.2175.0617,47202-Dec-200512:46Not Applicable
Svrnetcn.dll2000.80.2175.0427,52002-Dec-200512:46Not Applicable

WORKAROUND

To work around this problem, use an INNER JOIN operator to join tables before you run the UPDATE statement that acts on a remote table on the linked server.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

Properties

Article ID: 911569 - Last Review: September 17, 2011 - Revision: 2.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Personal Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Developer Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Standard Edition
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