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You run post-migration cleanup procedures in Microsoft Commerce Server 2009 R2. When you run the CatalogCleanup.vbs tool or the ctlg_DropPersistentTablesInScratchDB stored procedure, you receive an error message that resembles the following:

Msg 245, Level 16, State 1, Line 25

Conversion failed when converting the nvarchar value 'Results' to data type int.Conversion failed when converting the nvarchar value 'Results' to data type int.


This problem occurs because of an issue in the ctlg_DropPersistentTablesInScratchDB stored procedure.


To resolve this problem, apply this hotfix.

To complete the installation of this hotfix, see the "Installation instructions" section.

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing the problem described in this article. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

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, contact 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, go to the following Microsoft website: 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.


To apply this hotfix, you must have Service Pack 1 for Commerce Server 2009 R2 installed.

Installation instructions

To resolve this problem for new catalog databases, run the Cs2009r2sp1-kb2908786-x86.exe file to update the Catalogcreate.sql file for Commerce Server 2009 R2.

Additionally, you must run the Kb2908786.sql file against the existing catalog databases to update their stored procedures.

Restart information

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Removal information

If you uninstall this hotfix, the Commerce Server Configuration Wizard and the Upgrade Wizard may be started. You can safely click Cancel to cancel rerunning those wizards.

Replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

File information

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.

For Commerce Server 2009 R2

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Note Because of file dependencies, the most recent fix that contains these files may also contain additional files.


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.


See the terminology Microsoft uses to describe software updates.

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