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When you generate a new database or reverse engineer an existing Microsoft SQL Server 2000 database, Microsoft Visio may stop responding within the database design wizards. In addition, when you use the database design features within Visio 2000 Service Release 1 (SR-1) against a Microsoft SQL Server 2000 database, you do not receive the expected results.
The SQL Server driver that is included with Visio 2000 SR-1 is designed to interact with SQL 4.2, 6.x, and 7.0 database servers. SQL Server 2000 introduces several changes that affect the database design features in Visio. The following list contains some of the SQL Server 2000-specific areas that the database driver addresses:
A supported, post-Visio 2000 SR-1 update that corrects the potential for these problems is now available from Microsoft. The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
After you have downloaded the update, close all instances of Visio before you install the update. To install the update, double-click Q286026.exe in Windows Explorer.
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IMPORTANT: A Microsoft Visio U.S. English or International English edition of SR-1 must be present on each computer to which you apply this update.
The English version of this installation package has the following file attributes or later:
NOTE: The installation file has an option that you can use to run it silently from a command prompt. The /Q:A switch enables silent mode and assumes that the person that runs this installation package is either an administrator or is running it as an SMS package. This installation performs no checking for administrator rights or disk space, and displays no prompts or error messages. The following example demonstrates how to run this installation package from a command prompt in silent mode. The command assumes that the file is in the root directory of drive C, or in the Path environment variable:
Date Time Version Size File name Platform ------------------------------------------------------------- 3/6/01 2:52PM 5.0.2920.0 312080 Q288537.exe x86
Q286026.exe /Q:AThe Q286026.exe file updates the computer with the following file versions or later:
For additional information about how to download Microsoft Support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Date Time Version Size File name ------------------------------------------------------- 2/1/01 3:29PM 184.108.40.2061 118784 Ixssrv.pdl 2/1/01 10:11AM 220.127.116.111 159744 Sqlshare.dll
119591Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help to prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/119591/EN-US/ )How to Obtain Microsoft Support Files from Online Services
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
The Visio database driver (.PDL) file interfaces with your Database Management System (DBMS) to:
Article ID: 286026 - Last Review: October 23, 2013 - Revision: 2.5