Summary

This article describes the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 issue that is fixed in the hotfix package that is dated July 27, 2010.

INTRODUCTION

Issues that this hotfix package fixes

When you delete list items through Recycle Bin in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, the versions of the list items are not deleted. Instead, they are orphaned in the AllDocVersions table. Therefore, the SharePoint database grows larger than expected. 

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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 the problem described in this article. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

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, contact 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:

http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote 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

To install this hotfix, you must have Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Service Pack 1 (SP1) or Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Service Pack 2 (SP2) installed.

For more information on how to obtain the latest service pack for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

949582 How to obtain the latest service pack for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

Restart requirement

You may have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

Registry information

To use one of the hotfixes in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

File information

This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build. This hotfix contains only the files that you must have to resolve the issue that is listed in this article.

The English version of this hotfix package uses a Microsoft Windows Installer package to install the hotfix package. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) in the following table. When you view the file information, the date 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.

x86
Download information

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Wss-kb2290481-fullfile-x86-glb.exe

12.0.6539.5004

14,227,520

23-Jul-2010

9:12

x86



Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Sts-x-none.msp

Not Applicable

13,589,504

23-Jul-2010

1:23

Not Applicable



Sts-x-none.msp information

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Microsoft.sharepoint.applicationpages.dll

12.0.6536.5000

628,632

27-Apr-2010

10:16

x86

Microsoft.sharepoint.dll

12.0.6539.5002

9,570,168

28-Jun-2010

19:51

Not Applicable

Microsoft.sharepoint.dll

12.0.6539.5002

9,570,168

28-Jun-2010

19:51

x86

Microsoft.sharepoint.library.dll

12.0.6517.5000

128,872

17-Sep-2009

14:41

Not Applicable

Microsoft.sharepoint.search.dll

12.0.6531.5000

1,461,632

09-Mar-2010

2:03

Not Applicable

Microsoft.sharepoint.workflowactions.dll

12.0.6505.5000

194,440

05-May-2009

23:35

x86

Msscntrs.dll

12.0.6529.5000

88,408

02-Feb-2010

18:24

Not Applicable

Mssdmn.exe

12.0.6539.5000

280,944

08-Jun-2010

17:49

Not Applicable

Mssearch.exe

12.0.6539.5000

156,056

08-Jun-2010

17:49

Not Applicable

Mssph.dll

12.0.6539.5000

701,264

08-Jun-2010

17:49

Not Applicable

Mssrch.dll

12.0.6539.5000

2,063,696

08-Jun-2010

17:49

Not Applicable

Nlhtml.dll

2008.1231.6510.5000

123,240

21-Jun-2009

20:59

Not Applicable

Offfilt.dll

2008.1231.6532.5000

199,536

19-Mar-2010

18:15

Not Applicable

Offparser.dll

12.0.6529.5000

1,133,464

02-Feb-2010

17:20

x86

Onetutil.dll

12.0.6539.5002

1,980,280

28-Jun-2010

18:59

x86

Owssvr.dll

12.0.6539.5002

3,024,248

28-Jun-2010

19:51

Not Applicable

Owstimer.exe

12.0.6520.5000

54,624

12-Oct-2009

15:14

Not Applicable

Query.dll

12.0.6510.5000

81,216

17-Jun-2009

8:27

Not Applicable

Stsadm.exe

12.0.6539.5000

571,296

10-Jun-2010

13:24

x86

Stssoap.dll

12.0.6535.5000

313,208

07-Apr-2010

20:57

x86

Stswel.dll

12.0.6539.5002

1,936,760

28-Jun-2010

19:51

x86

Tquery.dll

12.0.6535.5000

2,357,584

07-Apr-2010

23:44

Not Applicable

Xmlfilter.dll

2008.1231.6514.5000

102,248

17-Aug-2009

16:42

Not Applicable

X64
Download information

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Wss-kb2290481-fullfile-x64-glb.exe

12.0.6539.5004

17,705,592

23-Jul-2010

9:12

x86



Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Sts-x-none.msp

Not Applicable

17,094,144

23-Jul-2010

1:16

Not Applicable



Sts-x-none.msp information

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Microsoft.sharepoint.applicationpages.dll

12.0.6536.5000

628,632

27-Apr-2010

10:03

x86

Microsoft.sharepoint.dll

12.0.6539.5002

9,570,168

28-Jun-2010

19:44

Not Applicable

Microsoft.sharepoint.dll

12.0.6539.5002

9,570,168

28-Jun-2010

19:44

x86

Microsoft.sharepoint.library.dll

12.0.6517.5000

128,872

17-Sep-2009

14:32

Not Applicable

Microsoft.sharepoint.search.dll

12.0.6531.5000

1,564,032

09-Mar-2010

2:12

Not Applicable

Microsoft.sharepoint.workflowactions.dll

12.0.6505.5000

194,456

05-May-2009

23:15

x86

Msscntrs.dll

12.0.6529.5000

437,080

02-Feb-2010

17:46

Not Applicable

Mssdmn.exe

12.0.6539.5000

797,040

08-Jun-2010

15:58

Not Applicable

Mssearch.exe

12.0.6539.5000

572,312

08-Jun-2010

15:58

Not Applicable

Mssph.dll

12.0.6539.5000

1,956,176

08-Jun-2010

15:58

Not Applicable

Mssrch.dll

12.0.6539.5000

4,758,864

08-Jun-2010

15:58

Not Applicable

Nlhtml.dll

2008.1231.6510.5000

228,192

17-Jun-2009

6:48

Not Applicable

Offfilt.dll

2008.1231.6532.5000

387,952

16-Mar-2010

20:57

Not Applicable

Offparser.dll

12.0.6529.5000

1,760,152

02-Feb-2010

17:25

x64

Onetutil.dll

12.0.6539.5002

3,385,208

28-Jun-2010

19:04

x64

Owssvr.dll

12.0.6539.5002

5,163,896

28-Jun-2010

19:44

Not Applicable

Owstimer.exe

12.0.6520.5000

89,440

12-Oct-2009

15:03

Not Applicable

Query.dll

12.0.6510.5000

219,456

17-Jun-2009

8:01

Not Applicable

Stsadm.exe

12.0.6539.5000

571,296

10-Jun-2010

14:07

x86

Stssoap.dll

12.0.6535.5000

313,208

07-Apr-2010

20:41

x86

Stswel.dll

12.0.6539.5002

3,328,888

28-Jun-2010

19:44

x64

Tquery.dll

12.0.6535.5000

4,783,952

07-Apr-2010

21:32

Not Applicable

Xmlfilter.dll

2008.1231.6514.5000

204,136

14-Aug-2009

0:25

Not Applicable

References

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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