Article ID: 290629 - View products that this article applies to.
This article was previously published under Q290629
BUG #: 101237 (SQLBUG_70)
When you execute an update query that joins multiple tables that use star joins, an Access Violation (AV) may occur during the Query Optimization phase.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/301511/EN-US/ )INF: How to Obtain the Latest SQL Server 7.0 Service Pack
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 SQL Server 7.0 Service Pack 4.
The problem does not occur on Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 Golden or Service Pack 1 (SP1) builds.
The problem does not occur on Microsoft SQL Server 2000.