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Remove Duplicates from Table - No Cursors

This script deletes all duplicates from a table.  It keeps the first instance of the record, and discards all others.  If you want to keep the last instance of the record, use MAX instead of MIN.  The script can be modified very easily to include more/less fields for comparison.  I've successfully used this SP to […]

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2004-07-27 (first published: )

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