FIX: DTS Wizard Hangs at Startup While Enumerating OLEDB Providers

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BUG #: 57394 (SQLBUG_70)
SYMPTOMS
The Data Transformation Services (DTS) wizard may stop responding (hang) when it is started. CPU utilization increases to near 100 percent, and memory usage constantly increases.
CAUSE
During startup, the DTS wizard accesses the registry to enumerate the OLEDB providers on the computer. If a required value for a given provider is missing, the wizard loops indefinitely, trying to obtain a valid value.
STATUS
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.
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Article ID: 280739 - Last Review: 10/21/2013 04:15:39 - Revision: 2.1

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