Article ID: 904244 - View products that this article applies to.
Bug #: 1833 (WebData QFE)
Microsoft distributes Microsoft SQL Server 2000 fixes as one downloadable file. Because the fixes are cumulative, each new release contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous SQL Server 2000 fix release.
This article describes the following about this hotfix release:
When you perform a bulk copy operation by using the DB-Library API in Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 4 (SP4), incorrect data is inserted unexpectedly.
Note This problem does not occur in Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 3 (SP3).
This problem occurs because of a design change in SQL Server 2000 SP4. When you perform a bulk copy operation by using the DB-Library API, the bcp_init function performs the necessary initializations. In SQL Server 2000 SP3, the bcp_init function uses the clustered index that is created on the following columns in the syscolumns table to return the data:
In SQL Server 2000 SP4, the bcp_init function uses the nonclustered index that is created on the following columns in the syscolumns table to return the data:
Hotfix informationA supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.
If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.
Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.
Registry informationYou do not have to change the registry.
Hotfix file informationThis hotfix contains only those files that are required to correct the issues that this article lists. This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build.
The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about the naming schema for SQL Server updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
822499For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/822499/ )New naming schema for Microsoft SQL Server software update packages
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
Article ID: 904244 - Last Review: October 9, 2011 - Revision: 2.0
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