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SQL 2000 ODBC driver install to support legacy application

Posted on 2011-03-15
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Hello experts,

I want to have SQL odbc driver to  Version 2000.86.3959.00  Date 17/2/2007
The current Version: 6.00.6002.18005, is causing issue.

Please advise as to how I should go about finding/downloading the driver?

Thanks and regards.
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It is system related. What system do you have? SQL Server ODBC Driver 2000.86.3959.00 is available from Windows Server 2003 SP2.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/884103

MDAC 2.8 SP1 is the same as with Windows Server 2000 SP4
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/899456
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It's running on windows 2008 STD OS
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You can install client tools for SQL Server 2000 only, and use SQL Server native Client driver.

On your own risk you could take file sqlsrv32.dll located in %windir%\windows\system32\ from e.g. windows server 2003 sp2 and place it in your windows server 2008.
First backup your original file, next run cmd as an administrator use regsvr32 /u sqlsrv32.dll to unregister old library, copy new file and run regsrvr32 sqlsrv32.dll.
You should see new version after that.
Do not use dll file serving websites to get that file.
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