FIX: PDF files that are exported by SQL Server 2000 Reporting Services can only be opened by using Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Symptoms
When you use Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Reporting Services to export reports to a PDF file, you may not be able to open the file by using a tool such as activePDF. You will be able to open the file by using the Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Resolution

Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Reporting Services . For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
842440 How to obtain the latest service pack for SQL Server 2000 Reporting Services

Hotfix information



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.
   Date         Time   Version    Size       File name   ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------   20-Sep-2004  19:03  8.0.901.0    823,296  Dundaswebchart.dll   20-Sep-2004  19:03  8.0.901.0    815,104  Dundaswinchart.dll   20-Sep-2004  19:03  8.0.901.0    270,336  Microsoft.Reportingservices.diagnostics.dll   20-Sep-2004  19:03  8.0.901.0    360,448  Microsoft.Reportingservices.excelrendering.dll   20-Sep-2004  19:03  8.0.901.0    253,952  Microsoft.Reportingservices.imagerendering.dll   20-Sep-2004  19:03  8.0.901.0  1,327,104  Microsoft.Reportingservices.processing.dll   20-Sep-2004  19:03  8.0.901.0     73,728  Reportingservicesemaildeliveryprovider.dll   20-Sep-2004  19:03  8.0.901.0    536,576  Reportingserviceslibrary.dll   20-Sep-2004  19:03  8.0.901.0    495,616  Reportingserviceswebserver.dll
Status
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 Reporting Services Service Pack 2 .
More information
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
References
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Article ID: 885444 - Last Review: 11/02/2013 01:34:00 - Revision: 4.0

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