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BUG #: 363559 (SQL Server 8.0)
If you run the Sqldumper.exe file, and you specify a ProcessID (PID) that is associated with a Microsoft Windows service, a userdump file is not generated.
Service pack information
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft SQL Server 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
290211 How to obtain the latest SQL Server 2000 service pack
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 tool in Control Panel.
Note Because of file dependencies, the most recent hotfix or feature that contains these files may also contain additional files.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.This problem was first corrected in Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 4.
Sqldumper.exe is a program that is included with SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 3 (SP3) to produce userdump files for error reporting. For additional information about how to use Sqldumper.exe, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
827690 INFO: How to use Sqldumper.exe to generate dump files for Windows applications