FIX: Error message on a Windows Vista-based computer when you try to query data from a column of the XML data type or from a variable of the XML data type in a SQL Server 2005: "Unexpected end of file has occurred"

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SYMPTOMS
Consider the following scenario. In a Microsoft SQL Server 2005-based application or in SQL Server Management Studio, you try to query data from a column of the XML data type or from a variable of the XML data type. You do this on a Windows Vista-based computer. In this scenario, you may receive the following error message:
An error occurred while executing batch. Error message is: Unexpected end of file has occurred.
This problem may occur in certain circumstances when you to try to retrieve lots of XML data from an XML data type field.
RESOLUTION

Hotfix information

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: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

  • Windows Vista
  • SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 1

    For more information about how to obtain SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 1, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    913089 How to obtain the latest service pack for SQL Server 2005

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Registry information

You do not have to change the registry.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File 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 item in Control Panel.
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
System.xml.resources.dll2.0.50727.312184,32017-Feb-200700:16x86
System.xml.resources.dll2.0.50727.312159,74421-Sep-200720:18x86
System.xml.resources.dll2.0.50727.312155,64802-Feb-200700:58x86
System.xml.resources.dll2.0.50727.312163,84007-Jan-200705:26x86
System.xml.resources.dll2.0.50727.312229,37602-Feb-200702:17x86
System.xml.resources.dll2.0.50727.312163,84002-Nov-200601:26x86
System.xml.resources.dll2.0.50727.312155,64802-Feb-200701:03x86
System.xml.resources.dll2.0.50727.312167,93617-Feb-200700:17x86
System.xml.resources.dll2.0.50727.312176,12802-Feb-200702:26x86
System.xml.resources.dll2.0.50727.312167,93602-Nov-200601:27x86
System.xml.resources.dll2.0.50727.312163,84002-Nov-200601:28x86
System.xml.resources.dll2.0.50727.312184,32007-Jan-200705:27x86
System.xml.resources.dll2.0.50727.312172,03202-Nov-200601:28x86
System.xml.resources.dll2.0.50727.312151,55202-Feb-200701:11x86
System.xml.resources.dll2.0.50727.312163,84002-Nov-200601:28x86
System.xml.resources.dll2.0.50727.312167,93602-Feb-200702:47x86
System.xml.resources.dll2.0.50727.312159,74402-Feb-200702:54x86
System.xml.resources.dll2.0.50727.312163,84002-Feb-200702:50x86
System.xml.resources.dll2.0.50727.312217,08805-Feb-200720:41x86
System.xml.resources.dll2.0.50727.312155,64802-Feb-200702:59x86
System.xml.resources.dll2.0.50727.312155,64802-Feb-200702:55x86
System.xml.resources.dll2.0.50727.312147,45602-Nov-200601:29x86
System.xml.resources.dll2.0.50727.312147,45602-Nov-200601:29x86
System.xml.dll2.0.50727.9452,031,61624-Oct-200722:19x86
WORKAROUND
To work around this problem, drop the XML schema validation from the column of the XML data type or from the variable of the XML data type.
STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
MORE INFORMATION
For more information about a hotfix for a computer that is not running Windows Vista, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
926425 FIX: Error message when you try to query data from a column of the XML data type or from a variable of the XML data type in SQL Server 2005: "An error occurred while executing batch"
If you try to reapply this hotfix on a computer that already has this hotfix, you may receive the following error message:
Windows Update Standalone Installer
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The update does not apply to your system
Note This error message means that this hotfix was already applied.

For more information about the naming schema for SQL Server updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
822499 New naming schema for Microsoft SQL Server software update packages
For more information about software update terminology, 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
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Article ID: 941720 - Last Review: 10/08/2011 14:45:00 - Revision: 2.0

Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Standard Edition, Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Developer Edition, Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Enterprise Edition, Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Standard X64 Edition, Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Standard Edition for Itanium-based Systems, Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Enterprise X64 Edition, Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Enterprise Edition for Itanium-based Systems, Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Workgroup Edition, Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition, Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0

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