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troubleshooting Question

Different results from stored procedure: Query Analyzer vs. ADO

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I have a stored procedure that is creating a temporary table then providing a select query for output based off of the temporary table.  A weird thing happened in Access when I tried to call the SP by a pass-through query: the procedure took a long time, then returned blank rows and zeroes where there should have been data.

I then opened the Query Analyzer and ran the SP manually.  It returned the information as it was intended to do.  Funny.  I went back to Access and now the pass-through query was working normally.  Arrgh!  All that day I could not get the SP to break.

Next morning I tried to run the pass-through query in Access, and it puked on my shoes yet again.  I decided not to "fix" it by running the SP in the Query Analyzer, but to instead experiment.  I ran the same pass-through on 3 different machines including my computer with no success.  I then blamed Access, my default whipping-boy program.  Onward to VB and ADO!

Surely pulling in the SP through ADO and creating a simple CSV file (for use in Excel) would be the simplest thing to do, right?  Same problem!!!  Yet everytime I run it from the Query Analyzer, it works and fixes the pass-through and ADO connections.

I've rebooted the server, which is MS SQL Server 2000 running on Windows 2000 Server SP3.  Thanks in advance!


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