Microsoft KB Archive/274036
Article ID: 274036
Article Last Modified on 8/5/2004
- Microsoft SQL Server 6.5 Standard Edition
This article was previously published under Q274036
The "More Information" section of this article describes how to obtain Microsoft SQL Server 6.5 Post Service Pack 5a Update. If you are running SQL Server 6.5 Service Pack 5 or 5a, Microsoft recommends that you apply this update to your system only if your configuration is affected by problems that are fixed by this update.
To see a complete list of fixes that are included in this update, see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
274035 INF: SQL Server 6.5 Post Service Pack 5a Update Fixlist
This update should only be applied to installations of SQL Server that are running SQL Server 6.5 Service Pack 5 or 5a. To determine which SQL Server service pack is currently running on your computer, execute the following statement from either ISQL or ISQL/w:
The following table illustrates the correspondence between the version string reported by @@VERSION for each of the SQL Server 6.5 service packs:
|SELECT @@VERSION number||Description|
|6.50.201||Original SQL Server 6.5 release|
|6.50.213||SQL Server 6.5 with Service Pack 1|
|6.50.240||SQL Server 6.5 with Service Pack 2|
|6.50.258||SQL Server 6.5 with Service Pack 3|
|6.50.281||SQL Server 6.5 with Service Pack 4|
|6.50.415||SQL Server 6.5 with Service Pack 5|
|6.50.416||SQL Server 6.5 with Service Pack 5a|
|6.50.479||Post Service Pack 5 Update|
NOTE: Only apply the Post Service Pack 5 Update if the version of your existing service pack is between 6.50.415 and 6.50.479. If you have a version earlier than 6.50.415, you must first apply Service Pack 5a, and then apply the Post Service Pack 5 Update. If you have version 6.50.479 or later installed, you cannot apply the Post-Service Pack 5 Update.
This service pack update addresses some specific problems that were discovered in SQL Server 6.5 after it was released.
The Microsoft SQL Server 6.5 Post Service Pack 5a Update is available for Intel (x86) and Alpha-based computers.
Instructions for Downloading
To download the Microsoft SQL Server 6.5 Post Service Pack 5a Update, click one of the links below, depending on your processor architecture:
Release Date: SEP-15-2000
For additional information about how to download Microsoft Support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How To Obtain Microsoft Support Files from Online Services
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You can view the Readme.txt file included with SQL Server 6.5 Post Service Pack 5a Update by clicking the following link:
273914 INF: Readme.txt for SQL Server 6.5 Post-Service Pack 5a Update
If you need more information or assistance regarding this service pack, please contact your primary support provider.
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