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Bug: #505 (SQL Hotfix)
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 run a query in Microsoft SQL Server 2000, an access violation may occur. You experience this problem when the following conditions are true:
For a list of all publicly released SQL Server 2000 post-service pack hotfixes, see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
- BEGIN STACK DUMP:
* <Date> <Time> spid 86
* Exception Address = 00450973
* Exception Code = c0000005 EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION
* Access Violation occurred reading address 00000000
<Date> <Time> spid86 Stack Signature for the dump is 0x828F490D
<Date> <Time> spid86 Error: 0, Severity: 19, State: 0
<Date> <Time> spid86 language_exec: Process 86 generated an access violation. SQL Server is terminating this process..
<Date> <Time> spid86 Using 'dbghelp.dll' version '4.0.5'
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/894905/ )Cumulative list of the hotfixes that are available for SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 4
This problem occurs because an array is incorrectly initialized when SQL Server performs the index seek process.
The installer does not install this hotfix correctly on x64-based systems. This installation issue occurs when the following conditions are true:
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.
PrerequisitesYou must have Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 4 (SP4) installed to apply this hotfix.
Restart informationYou do not have to restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.
Registry informationYou do not have to create any registry keys or modify any registry keys to use any hotfixes that this package contains.
Hotfix file informationThis hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build. This hotfix contains only the files that you must have to correct the issues that this article lists.
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.
SQL Server 2000, 32-bit versions
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SQL Server 2000, Itanium architecture version
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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 software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
Article ID: 916652 - Last Review: October 9, 2011 - Revision: 2.0
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