[MS KBs] New KB Articles At Microsoft 28 Apr 2009 - Weekly Summary

.NET Framework 2.0

970519 You receive a "The incoming tabular data stream (TDS) remote procedure call (RPC) protocol stream is incorrect" exception when using NVarchar parameters with Sqlclient

Internet Information Services 6.0

967853 FIX: IIS 6.0 may close a connection unexpectedly when a client application sends approximately 4,000 POST requests by using chunked transfer encoding on the same HTTP connection

Operations Manager (MOM) 2005

969286 A script that was embedded by an authenticated MOM 2005 user in an alert object's alert history field is executed unexpectedly on the MOM 2005 SP1 Web console

Outlook 2003

969599 Outlook: Disabling Meeting Regeneration is not recommended as it may cause problems with your calendar

SQL Server 2000

959678 FIX: When you run the SPSBackup.exe utility to back up a SQL Server 2000 database that is configured as a back-end database for a Windows SharePoint Services server, the backup operation fails

SQL Server 2005

968872 How do I open the firewall port for SQL Server on Windows Server 2008?

967909 Cumulative update package 3 for SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 3

961811 FIX: The CPU usage and the memory usage increase gradually and many session IDs are in the dormant status in SQL Server 2005

967908 Cumulative update package 13 for SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2

969021 FIX: A query that contains the IS NOT NULL clause returns an incorrect result in SQL Server 2005

967101 FIX: The performance of database mirroring decreases when you run a database maintenance job that generates a large number of transaction log activities in SQL Server 2005

968864 FIX: Error message when you run a query in SQL Server Compact 3.5: "The column name cannot be resolved to a table. Specify the table to which the column belongs"

968381 FIX: All records in the query log table are truncated when you synchronize a database in SQL Server 2005

967522 FIX: The SQL Server engine in SQL Server 2005 may consume large amounts of memory during the setup configuration phase

961106 FIX: Error message when you run a query in SQL Server 2005: "Internal Query Processor Error: The query processor could not produce a query plan"

961050 FIX: When you run a query that has a parallel execution plan in parallel under the READ COMMITTED isolation level on a database that is set the READ COMMITTED SNAPSHOT option in SQL Server 2005, the query that you may obtain may return uncommitted data

968449 FIX: A query that runs in parallel on a multiprocessor computer returns incorrect results in SQL Server 2005

968914 FIX: When you convert a TEXT column to a VARCHAR(MAX) column, an NTEXT column to a NVARCHAR(MAX) column, or an IMAGE column to a VARBINARY(MAX) column, the original NULL values in these columns may become empty strings in SQL Server 2005

967337 FIX: When you run a stored procedure that contains a query that uses the FOR XML EXPLICIT clause, you may obtain a schema that is badly formed in SQL Server 2005

969466 FIX: Error message when you run a query that uses the CASE function in SQL Server 2005: "Conversion failed when converting the value '' to data type "

967199 FIX: The Wmiprvse.exe host process stops responding when you run a SQL Server 2005-based application that sends a Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) query to the SQL Server WMI provider

961049 FIX: When you run a query that uses the NOLOCK table hint in SQL Server 2005 to retrieve BLOB data, the query runs very slowly

962903 FIX: The population process stops responding when you create an additional full-text catalog in SQL Server 2005

968233 FIX: A SQL Server 2005 database becomes offline unexpectedly when you run an application that uses service broker on this database

967206 FIX: You obtain incorrect values for a column when you use the OPENROWSET function to import data from a data file by using an XML format file in SQL Server 2005

Windows Server 2003

969550 A Stop error occurs on an HP ProLiant server that has the firmware from an E200/E200i HP Smart Array SAS/SATA controller installed on any Windows Server platform

962965 A Windows Server 2003 SP2-based computer stops responding when you move lots of files from one directory to another

969880 Event ID 50 is logged when you try to restore a large sparse file on a Windows Server 2003-based computer

956114 You cannot use a UPN-formatted user name to log on to a Windows Server 2003-based FTP server that is running IIS 6.0 if the domain controller for authentication is running Windows Server 2008

968502 A system state backup operation fails on a Windows Server 2003-based computer if the computer belongs to a site that uses high latency WAN links

Windows Vista Enterprise

970453 Error message when filtering on more than 22 Event Sources in Event Viewer: "The Specified Query is Invalid"

967776 Stop errors in Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008: “Stop: 0x00000018” or “STOP: 0x000000C2”

950666 You cannot set the file create attribute or the update time attribute for some files that you want to burn to a CD-R/RW disc by using Image Mastering API (IMAPI) version 1 in Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008

970511 Windows File Backup fails with error 0x81000008 on a Windows Vista-based computer

970378 Unexpected behavior occurs after monitor cable disconnected during DVD playback in Windows Media Player.

970415 The settings on the "Define power buttons and turn on password protection" dialog box may not match the Advanced power settings

970465 You may not be able to open the Volume Mixer window using a touch screen on a Windows Vista-based computer

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