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BUG #: 58325 (SQLBUG_70)
Running diagnostics to dump certain internal memory structures while users are connecting to, or disconnecting from, SQL Server can result in an access violation (AV) or abnormal termination of SQL Server.
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:
274799For more information, contact your primary support provider.
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/274799/ )INF: How to Obtain Service Pack 3 for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 and Microsoft Data Engine (MSDE) 1.0
This problem can only occur when running certain SQL diagnostics that are not documented as part of the shipping product. For this reason, users will not normally encounter this problem.