Article ID: 296465 - View products that this article applies to.
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BUG #: 353641 (SHILOH_BUGS)
The Mssearch.exe process may experience a private byte memory leak if the rowset is not fully consumed.
The memory leak may occur when you use SQL Server full-text queries if:
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft 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
Avoid query cancellations and use of the Transact-SQL "TOP N" feature to make sure that all the rows are processed.
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 2000 Service Pack 1.