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Installing Microsoft Data Access Components MDAC 2.6 RTM on Windows 2000 or Windows NT 4.0 Professional, Server, or Advanced Server-based computers prevents error text description from being returned from the Microsoft OLE DB Provider for SQL Server (SQLOLEDB). The Microsoft OLE DB Provider for ODBC (MSDASQL) is not affected.
Localization issues cause this bug. If the system locale settings are not set to match the user locale setting for non-United States locale settings, the SQLOLEDB Provider returns an error when it encounters one, but the description text associated with the error is not returned.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Data Access Components 2.6. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
300635To resolve this problem, you can also follow these steps:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/300635/EN-US/ )INFO: How to Obtain the Latest MDAC 2.6 Service Pack
WORKAROUNDAlthough the error description is not raised to the correct objects, you can use the following workaround to retrieve it:
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 Microsoft Data Access Components 2.6 Service Pack 1.
Steps to Reproduce Behavior
For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/300634/EN-US/ )INFO: List of Bugs Fixed in MDAC 2.6 Service Pack 1
Article ID: 279760 - Last Review: January 17, 2015 - Revision: 6.3