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BUG #: 57986 (SQLBUG_70)
The execution of DBCC SHOW_STATISTICS(tablename, indexname) through OLEDB may cause the following error message in the Steps section of the results:
Error/Message: (0), Protocol error in TDS stream
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
For more information, contact your primary support provider.
The error message does not occur with either the ODBC or the DBLIBRARY (that is, these symptoms are not observable through OSQL, ISQL, or Query Analyzer).