Hello, When i run text data through OPENXML which has data more than 3956 charcters i get the following error . Server: Msg 6603, Level 16, State 1 XML parsing error: System error: 265926 Microsoft has the following fix.. http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;285006 But I already have SQL Server 2000 service pack 3 and MDAC 2.7 service pack 1 refresh . I was wondering if any one faced a similar situation .... Thanks!!!