help needed: upgrading sql server 2000 rtm(8.00.194) to sql 2000 sp4

  • Hi guys,

    I need to upgrade sql2000 rtm to sp4.

    I need the procedure to upgrade to sp4.

    I think there are like 4 diff patches that need to installed based on the settings...

    If you have the 32-bit SQL Server engine or client tools installed, you want Sql2k32sp4.exe.

    If you have the Desktop Engine (MSDE) installed, you want Sql2kdesksp4.exe.

    If you have Analysis Services installed, you want Sql2k32asp4.exe.

    If you are running the 64-bit edition of SQL Server, you want Sql2k64sp4.exe.

    what does this mean....????????

  • Those are various flairs of sql server ...

    Go to your server and run print @@version .

    Microsoft SQL Server 2000 - 8.00.2187 (Intel X86)

    Mar 9 2006 11:38:51

    Copyright (c) 1988-2003 Microsoft Corporation

    Standard Edition on Windows NT 5.0 (Build 2195: Service Pack 4)

    That should provide the information you are asking ...

    If you are a dba and not sure wether you have analysis service

    installed it is very likely you did not install it


  • I am not a dba.. I am a programmer...

    and I am really not sure which one to install..

    all i know is ...

    sql server 2000 8.00.194 (RTM)

    personal edition on windows nt 5.0

  • Here is the link for MS SQL Server 2000 sp4 download

    You will need to install the Database Components (Download file: SQL2000-KB884525-SP4-x86.EXE)

    If you have Analysis Services installed along with SQL Server, then also install Analysis Services Components (Download file: SQL2000.AS-KB884525-SP4-x86.EXE):

    These patches are assuming that you have a 32bit system and not 64

  • What if i have 64 bit system and how to find it out.

    And how to know whether i have analysis service components.

    Thanks in advance.

  • I am having the same problem with installing SP4. After I run all 3 files and reboot, nothing changes in the version.

  • He're a server running in 32bit you will normally see x86

    Microsoft SQL Server 2000 - 8.00.194 (Intel X86)

    Aug 6 2000 00:57:48

    Copyright (c) 1988-2000 Microsoft Corporation

    Personal Edition on Windows NT 5.2 (Build 3790: Service Pack 2)

    Here's sever running in 64bit obviously there is a 64-bit after the edition

    Microsoft SQL Server 2005 - 9.00.4035.00 (X64)

    Nov 24 2008 16:17:31

    Copyright (c) 1988-2005 Microsoft Corporation

    Enterprise Edition (64-bit) on Windows NT 5.2 (Build 3790: Service Pack 2)

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