- You have Microsoft SQL Server Native Client 11.0 installed on a Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1)-based or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1-based computer.
- You create a Data Source Name (DSN) by using Group Policy Preferences on the computer. During the creation process, you select the SQL Server Native Client 11.0 driver to create the new data source.
- The DSN is deployed correctly on Windows 7-based or Windows Server 2008 R2-based client computers that have SQL Server Native Client 11.0 installed.
- You change or delete the DSN by using Group Policy Preferences on the computer.
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 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, visit the following Microsoft website: Note 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.
PrerequisitesTo apply this hotfix, you must be running Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 or Windows 7 SP1 that has the Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 with SP1 installed.
For more information about how to obtain a Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: