BUG: Error Message: "There is not enough space on drive" Occurs When You Extract SQL Server 2000 Downloads

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Article ID: 301913 - View products that this article applies to.
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SYMPTOMS

When you try to extract SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 1 (SP1) (Sql2ksp1.exe), Service Pack 2 (SP2) (Sql2ksp2.exe), Service Pack 3 (Sql2ksp3.exe), Service Pack 3a (Sql2kasp3.exe) or some SQL Server 2000 downloads, if the free disk space on your computer is a multiple of 4-gigabytes (GB), you might receive the following error message:
Error:
There is not enough space on drive C:\ to extract this package. Please free up 109.41 MB and click Retry.

WORKAROUND

To work around this problem, add or delete files on your computer so that the free disk space is not a multiple of 4-gigabytes.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in the tool used to package SQL Server service packs and downloads.

Properties

Article ID: 301913 - Last Review: February 22, 2007 - Revision: 7.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 3
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 3a
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