FIX: DTS Wizard Hangs at Startup While Enumerating OLEDB Providers

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BUG #: 57394 (SQLBUG_70)
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The Data Transformation Services (DTS) wizard may stop responding (hang) when it is started. CPU utilization increases to near 100 percent, and memory usage constantly increases.


During startup, the DTS wizard accesses the registry to enumerate the OLEDB providers on the computer. If a required value for a given provider is missing, the wizard loops indefinitely, trying to obtain a valid value.


Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in SQL Server 7.0. This problem has been corrected in U.S. Service Pack 3 for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
274799 INF: How to Obtain Service Pack 3 for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 and Microsoft Data Engine (MSDE) 1.0
For more information, contact your primary support provider.


Article ID: 280739 - Last Review: October 21, 2013 - Revision: 2.1
  • Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 Standard Edition
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