FIX: Unhandled exception during upgrade when excluding database with 30-character name

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Symptoms

When running the Version Upgrade Wizard to upgrade SQL Server 6.x to SQL Server 7.0, if a database whose name is 30 characters long is excluded from the upgrade, the wizard generates an unhandled exception and stops running.

If Dr. Watson is set as the default debugger, an error message similar to the following will be displayed immediately after clicking the EXCLUDE button:
An application error has occurred
and an application error log is being generated.

upgrade.exe
Exception: privileged instruction (0xc0000065), Address: 0x007f1a80

Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in SQL Server 7.0 Service Pack 1. For more information, contact your primary support provider.

Resolution

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for SQL Server 7.0. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
301511

Workaround

Include the database in the upgrade and delete it from SQL Server 7.0 after the upgrade has completed.

References

For more information about how to set up Dr. Watson as the default debugger, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
121434 Specifying the debugger for unhandled User mode exceptions

Properties

Article ID: 224162 - Last Review: October 26, 2013 - Revision: 5.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 Standard Edition
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