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For a Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 2 (SP2) article, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
811478 FIX: Restoring a SQL Server 7.0 database backup in SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 2 (SP2) may cause an assertion error in the Xdes.cpp file
In Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 3 (SP3), when you try to restore a database backup, the restoration may fail, and a retail assertion with error 3624 may occur. You may see an error message that is similar to the following in the SQL Server error log files as a result of the assertion error:
This problem occurs when all the following conditions are true:
You take the database backup from a Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 database.
While you take the database backup, transactions that involve multiple databases are logged in the transaction logs.
You restore the database backup in Microsoft SQL Server 2000.
Service pack information
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft SQL Server 2000. For more 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
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