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I have a table DimCounty(CountyID,CountyDescr).This has 3000 distinct rows
CountyID    CountyDescr
1           Abbeville
2           Acadia
3           Adair



Another Table CountyStatusFACT(CountyID,CountyDescr,StatusID,Projcount).
This is as follows:
CountyID    CountyDescr   StatusID    Projcount
1           Abbeville       100         2
1           Abbeville       200         10
2           Acadia          200         24

I want to update CountyStatusFACT where CountyID is updated with the values of CountyID as in table DimCounty.
So we get the result as shown above.

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Update CountyStatusFACT
  set CountyID = c.CountyID
FROM CountyStatusFACT f
JOIN dimcounty c
 on c.CountyDescr = f.CountyDescr
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