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full-text search 7608 (0x80004005) error message debug

Someone tries to run the following line : exec sp_fulltext_column 'tbElementFullTextMvCustomProperty5', 'EMVCP_E_NAME', 'add', 0, NULL and then receives the following error : (1 row(s) affected) ...
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Converting old SQL 2000 Non-Ansi code to SQL 2012 compatible

We have a legacy application that is only used for a read only reference. It is using SQL Server 2000. We want to migrate its database to SQL version 2012, however we can't upgrade the software and ...
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SQL Server: migrating masters databases between clusters by detaching/attaching them

As a migration strategy is it possible or feasible to detach a master database in a Microsoft SQL Server cluster and then attaching a different master database's files from another cluster? The goal ...
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Incorrect syntax generating XML

I am trying to run below code in SQL server 2000 SP4 but getting error. Declare @Body varchar(8000); Declare @TableHead varchar(8000); Declare @TableTail varchar(8000); Set NoCount On; Set ...
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Using @@ROWCOUNT in multi-operation batch to check either a failure or a success of the whole transaction

I have the following script defined with hopefully explanations in comments to explain rationale in the right context. The questions are basically: Is the following usage of @@ROWCOUNT in ...
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Database in simple recovery to save space

This old SQL Server 2000 instance has a 14Gb disc for data and a 30Gb disc for backups. Even though it is old, it still has tons of users doing transactions so the log file of the only database that ...
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Search All Views On A Database

We have about 800 views on a SQL Server 2000 database, about once a week I run a procedure to give me information so I can see which stores have LIKE '%Camo%' in there inventory so I know who to send ...
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SSMS Generated Table Scripts

Scenario: In production we have the same functional DB at different physical sites. The column order on a table don't match each other so I am writing a script to amend this (a 3rd party application ...
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Set Field To Have Default Value Of Another

I am trying to create a trigger using the below syntax, however SSMS keeps barking at me with the below error. Msg 208, Level 16, State 4, Procedure test1, Line 1 Invalid object name 'data123'. ...
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Extract Date Portion Only From DateTime Field

In SQL Server 2008 I use this to take out only the date piece Cast(field as date). For example, if I use the below garbage DDL Create Table #Bbb ( id int ,datetime1 datetime ) ...
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Trigger Not Updating

Do I have an issue with my syntax? I created this trigger as sometimes the sales personnel forget to input the sale date (I Know it should be automatically captured which is an update in progress) ...
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Adding Where Clause Skews Data

This is the result set that I get returned using my query: empname itemssold JJ 14 But this is my desired result set: empname itemssold AA 0 BB 0 CC 0 DD 0 JJ 14 RR ...
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Can't add new user to SQL Server 2000

I have just inherited an issue: We have an older server that after a few other upgrades I plan to upgrade too. In the meantime, I need to add a few users to SQL Server 2000 based on Windows Active ...
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Install SQL Server 2000 on Windows 10 [duplicate]

I want to know how to install SQL Server 2000 on Windows 10. When I click on setup (in MSDERelA folder) nothing happens. Also, I would like to know if I can run required software on newer versions ...
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SQL Server 2000 Migration on Production [duplicate]

I have a couple databases on server1 and I want to put them on server2. Application is adding new data in every couple of minutes to databases on server1. I would like to not switch off application ...
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Standard Time to Military Time

I am somewhat new to SQL and I have seemingly simple query but I can't seem to figure out the correct combination of functions. We receive time data from an external source as a five-character string, ...
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SQL Server 2000 Enterprise: Delete Subscription even if Publication is not available

Really don't know how publication is deleted and subscription remained untouched mean it is still exists and now I want to delete the subscription but God knows how on earth I will delete the ...
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Detect changes in SQL Server database

I need to know if a SQL Server 2000 database has been changed. The changes are not important, just to know if any change has been made. Maybe SQL Server keeps a timestamp or an incremental field that ...
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Multiple-View Query Optimisation

We have a monster view that contains joins to many (many) tables in order to return the data that is required. In some cases, to get a column of information, we've have to join onto 4 tables, just to ...
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How to restore a database from SQL Server 2000 to SQL Server 2012

I've got a databe in SQL Server 2000 and older than it! And it's very old version. I can't restore to SQL Server 2012. Is that because of old version? How can I restore it? Is there any script or ...
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SQL Server 2000 on Windows 10

I need to install SQL Server MSDE 2000 SP4 on Windows 10. I have other machines that run Windows 7 and 8.1 and SQL Server MSDE 2000 works fine (with merge replication configured too). Now I testing ...
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Install SQLServer 2000 on Windows 10 [duplicate]

I need to install SQL Server MSDE 2000 SP4 on Windows 10. I have other machines that run Windows 7 and 8.1 and SQL Server MSDE 2000 works fine (with merge replication configured too). Now I testing ...
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Fire and Forget SQL Triggers?

I have a 3rd party app that uses SQL Server as a back end. Specifically we have it on SQL Server 2000, SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008R2. Any solution must be available to all, but solutions for ...
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How to get 5min date interval from stock data

i have a stock data of comapy as shown below id update time price 5 2015-07-17 09:02:00.000 65.5 5 2015-07-17 09:03:00.000 65.5 5 2015-07-17 09:05:00.000 65.5 5 ...
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SQL Server questions (for masters) [closed]

How to rename sa to new_sa in SQL Server 2000? How to do and what is the impact SA rename impact in SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2008R2, 2012, 2014, Express Edition How to recreate sa login if deleted How ...
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Dump all Views of multiple databases in SQL Server

I need to export the views from multiple databases of an older server. (Essentially, to generate a list of views using a particular piece of SQL Server) The fastest way I've found thus far is to ...
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Replication Conflict tables in SQL Server 2000

Due to previous several replications during these years in a database I'm working with, there are several tables with names with this format : *onflict_AllData_[Tablename] which * can be a, b, ... ...
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How to quote database names with spaces when using queryout with bcp?

I'm attempting to use bcp on Microsoft SQL Server 2000 to export a couple of columns from a large database table. The database names contain spaces. Here's an example that works that contains an ...
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Pivot in SQL Server 2000

In my table record contains 'year' as a column that should pivot as table header in SQL Server 2000. Finally I tried these but I couldn't get it to update the table set @columns = @yearspan SET ...
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How to find the number of transactions per day or per hour in a SQL 2000 database

I am trying to find a query that I can run in order to find the number of transactions per day or per hour in a SQL 2000 database. The purpose is to get the number of hits on the database. I have ...
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Migrate from SQL Server 2000 to 2012 without a 2005 or 2008 instance

I have come across three old databases sitting on SQL Server 2000 which I need to move to 2012. I believe the standard approach is to restore into a 2005 or 2008 instance, update, re-export and ...
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Instance consuming large amount of disk space

I have an environment that is Microsoft Server 2000 and Microsoft SQL Server 2000. The database has a file size of 112 GB. The total size of the disk is 122GB. For some reason in less than a few ...
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GRANT permissions to all tables, views, procedures in SQL Server 2000

I was wondering if there was a fairly efficient way to use T-SQL with SQL Server 2000 syntax to GRANT SELECT, INSERT, UPDATE, DELETE, on all TABLES and VIEWS for a particular database while excluding ...
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Sql agent job step to Rename a file in SQL Server 2000 fails with error “ file being used by another process”

We have a SQL agent job configured on Sql Server 2000, which has an initial step of renaming a backupfile coming from a another server (SQl Server 2000) Say coming from \A\B\X.dat to X_back.dat. till ...
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Migrating SQL Server 2000 to 2012, getting old versions of Views (edit: offender SQL Server 2008 R2)

I'm migrating an ancient SQL Server 2000 database to 2012 (with a quick pass through 2008 R2 since 2012 is not compatible with 2000). The DB contains hundreds of views and stored procedures, and in my ...
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Connecting from SQL Server 2000 client to SQL Server 2008 Express

How to connect from SQL Server 2000 client in my pc to our SQL Server 2008 express server? I'm using to connect to our SQL Server 2008 with 'servername' using sql server authentication. error: ...
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Application is hanging when database upgraded from SQL Server 2000 to SQL Server 2008 R2

Presently we are working with SQL Server 2000, the database is perfectly working with our software for retail sales counter application developed with VB 6.0. But after upgraded to SQL Server 2008 R2, ...
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migrating legacy databases from SQL Server 2000 via SQL Server 2008 to SQL Server 2012: users and logins

I have some legacy SQL Server 2000 databases to migrate to SQL Server 2012. In my dry run, I have done this: I created empty databases of the same names in SQL Server 2008. Then I backed up the SQL ...
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Alter column text to varchar SQL Server 2000

How can I alter a column of type text in a SQL Server 2000 table, and change it to varchar? I tried with ALTER TABLE myTable ALTER COLUMN myColumn varchar(8000) NULL GO and the error is No se ...
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Change SQL Server 2000 from Active/Active to Active/Passive

I know it's cringe-worthy to use this term, but I have a SQL Server 2000 cluster with one clusetered instance running on it with multiple resources running on one of the two servers in the cluster all ...
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Are there any outstanding critical security issues for Sql Server 2000?

Are there any outstanding (unpatched) security issues for Sql Server 2000? This isn't really for me: I moved on from Sql Server 2000 long ago. However, when answering questions here and (more likely) ...
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SPExecuteSQL;1 keeps executing internally

Having a major issues with this procedure called SP_ExecuteSQL;1. It keeps executing internally in SQL Server 2000 with high utilization of CPU. When I pass its SPID in DBCC inputbuffer it shows as ...
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Find dates when exactly records changed for user

I need to find the dates when exactly the status really changed. Order should be analysed from Start to end period: Start Period : 11-10-2014 End Period : 21-10-2014 Data: ID, Name, ...
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Manipulate SQL statement before execution on server

Our databases are on SQL Server 2000. We are migrating to SQL Server 2008 R2. We want to update the compatibility level to 100. But the join operator \*= and =\* are no more supported with that ...
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How vulnerable is SQL Server 2000?

I know there are still some SQL Server 2000 installs that exist out there. With Microsoft no longer supporting these versions, how can I check to see what vulnerabilities remain unpatched? This ...
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Simplifying query by adding Computed Column, performance impact?

The dev team came across the following query (might be incomplete; it's retyped from a screenshot) which had caused slowness: SELECT d.catalogno, d.itemid, SUM(lineamount+taxamount) AS Amount, ...
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What permission do I need for viewing… all current user permissions?

I'm maintaining an application that runs with SQL Server 8.0.760 SP3. When I try to "see" the permissions of the current user I'm logged with, I do this: SELECT * FROM fn_my_permissions(NULL, ...
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SQL Server 2000 Page Splits per second higher han 12 million?

I was reading about index fill factors & performance, and out on a whim I tried the query given by the webpage on the company's production SQL Server 2000 server: SELECT * FROM ...
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SQL Server improving queries waiting on PAGEIOLATCH_SH / Memory/CPU

As an 'accidental DBA' of my company, one of my tasks is to identify possible performance problems of our ERP system. For complex reasons, the database back-end has to be SQL Server 2000. From ...
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SQL Server : database recovery from snapshot files

We have completely lost our SQL Server 2000 database in an accident. The only thing left is a snapshot folder which contains bunch of .sch, .idx and .bcp files. The sch and idx files have a clear ...