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Warning message when you install MMC 3.0 and you are running SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services: "MMC has detected an error in a snap-in."

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Consider the following scenario. You are running Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services. You install Microsoft Management Console (MMC) 3.0. In this scenario, you may receive the following warning message:
MMC has detected an error in a snap-in. It is recommended that you shut down and restart MMC.
You receive this warning message when you click the Meta Data tab under Analysis Manager in MMC 3.0.
This is a known issue with the Analysis Manager MMC snap-in. However, this issue is not known to cause any additional problems. If you click the following option in the warning message dialog box, the Analysis Manager MMC snap-in continues to run:
Continue running and always ignore errors with this snap-in, regardless of user or session.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

Article ID: 915091 - Last Review: 06/20/2014 10:52:00 - Revision: 2.0

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