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BUG #: 351243 (SHILOH_bugs)
The SQL Server Enterprise Manager reports a larger table size value as compared to running the sp_spaceused stored procedure against the same table.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for SQL Server 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/290211/EN-US/ )INF: How to Obtain the Latest SQL Server 2000 Service Pack
To accurately determine the table size, Microsoft recommends that you run the sp_spaceused stored procedure.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in SQL Server 2000. This problem was first corrected in SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 1.