one DB affecting processes

When I run sys.sysprocesses or sp_who2, i get
Msg 952, Level 16, State 1, Procedure sp_who2, Line 89
Database 'TRACKER' is in transition. Try the statement later.

why would one DB put a hold on all?

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Management Studio probably has a lock on some system table. Try stopping all running instances of management studio and try the query again.

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anushahannaAuthor Commented:
>>instances of management studio

do you mean multiple instances of sqlwb.exe?
yes, if you are using sql server 2005 its sqlwb.exe. SQL server 2008 uses ssms.exe
anushahannaAuthor Commented:
It seemed to help. thanks mcv22.
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