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BUG #: 102137 (SQLBUG_70)
An incorrect cardinality estimate may result from a floating-point exception encountered if the following conditions are true:
When the floating-point underflow occurs, SQL Server reverts to making a guess for the cardinality estimate, which is inaccurate.
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:
301511NOTE: The following hotfix was created prior to Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 Service Pack 4.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/301511/EN-US/ )INF: How to Obtain the Latest SQL Server 7.0 Service Pack
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
NOTE: Because of file dependencies, the most recent hotfix or feature that contains the preceding files may also contain additional files.
Date File name --------------------------- 7.00.1019 Sqlservr.exe
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.