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BUG #: 56745 (SQLBUG_70)
BUG #: 56746 (SQLBUG_70)
When you attempt to shrink a database, SQL Server might stop with a Fatal Exception, multiple 816 errors, and a stack dump in the errorlog.
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in SQL Server 7.0. This problem has been corrected in U.S. Service Pack 2 for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
254561For more information, contact your primary support provider.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/254561/ )INF: How to Obtain Service Pack 2 for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 and Microsoft Data Engine (MSDE) 1.0
You are most likely to run into this problem when you attempt to shrink a database down to a size smaller than the actual data in the database.
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