Windows error code 206, along with a whole host of other error codes, indicates that there is a problem with data processing in a connected or installed instance of Windows Server 2007. Sometimes this error occurs when you are accessing an application that pulls data from the SQL Server. Other times the error message may occur when you are saving files that the SQL server generated or when using the DTS Addin command. The DTS Addin command has been identified as being problematic with Windows SQL Server 7.
The recommended fix for this Windows error is to install SQL Server SP2. This issue has been well known by Microsoft for some time and SP2 has been used to resolve these errors for some time now. In fact, SP2 actually fixes over 5 different Windows system errors that are very commonly seen on SQL servers and workstations that access data provided by SQL servers.
It is recommended that you download and install SP2 to the SQL server in order to resolve this issue. To do so follow these steps:
After you have SP2 installed, this Windows error code should not appear again.
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