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For some reason 3 tables which are clearly in use by the application are not listed in the Tables view in SQL Server Enterprise Manager. It's SQL Server 2000. When generating a diagram, a popup appears stating that those tables couldn't be loaded. The weird thing is that data from those tables is actually returned in the application (not cache).

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Is there anything specific about table names? –  Carol Baker West Jan 2 '13 at 11:33
As far as I'm concerned not. They are named News, News_Reactions and Gallery. –  Abel Jan 2 '13 at 11:39
Any chance the login that you use to connect to the enterprise manager does not have permissions? –  Rohan Jan 2 '13 at 11:40
Does checkdb run clean on that database? –  cfradenburg Jan 2 '13 at 17:51
Do you have 2005 or better installed also on this server? –  PollusB Jan 8 '13 at 20:47

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