When you disconnect from an instance of Microsoft SQL Server 2000 after you submit queries or transactions, error 1203 may be logged in the SQL Server error log. Subsequently, an access violation exception may occur. This access violation exception causes SQL Server 2000 to close, and an error message that is similar to the following is logged in the SQL Server 2000 error log:
<Date> <Time> spid52 clean_tables_xact: active sdes for tabid 409768517 <Date> <Time> spid52 Process 52 unlocking unowned resource: TAB: 13:409768517  <Date> <Time> spid52 Error: 1203, Severity: 20, State: 1 <Date> <Time> spid52 Process ID 52 attempting to unlock unowned resource TAB: 13:409768517 
For a list of previous hotfixes, see the "Microsoft SQL Server 2000 post-Service Pack 3 or Microsoft SQL Server 2000 post-Service Pack 3a hotfixes" section in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
290211 How to obtain the latest SQL Server 2000 service pack
A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.
If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.
Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
You must install SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 3 (SP3). For more information about how to obtain SQL Server 2000 SP3, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
290211 How to obtain the most recent SQL Server 2000 service pack
This hotfix contains only those files that are required to correct the issues that this article lists. This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build.
The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Developer Edition, Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Standard Edition, Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Enterprise Edition, Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Personal Edition, Microsoft SQL Server 2000, Workgroup Edition, Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Desktop Engine (Windows), Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Enterprise Edition 64-bit