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BUG #: 56397 (SQLBUG_70)
When using per server licensing, if a certain mixture of clients connect that require the server to grow the overflow chain used to track and maintain licensing, heap memory corruption and/or an access violation (AV) may occur.
Use per seat licensing instead.
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in SQL Server 7.0. This problem has been corrected in U.S. Service Pack 2 for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
254561 INF: How to Obtain Service Pack 2 for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 and Microsoft Data Engine (MSDE) 1.0
For more information, contact your primary support provider.