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BUG #: 57525 (SQLBUG_70)
If a distributed transaction is aborted and one of the participants is executing an extended stored procedure or T-SQL server-to-server remote stored procedure call (RPC) command, various types of assertions and access violations (AV) may occur some of which can result in a server shutdown.
Avoid using an extended stored procedure or T-SQL RPC in a distributed transaction.
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in SQL Server 7.0. This problem has been corrected in U.S. Service Pack 3 for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
274799 INF: How to Obtain Service Pack 3 for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 and Microsoft Data Engine (MSDE) 1.0
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