Installation Instructions for Hot Fix A86001


Hot fix A86001 addresses the issue(s) in SAS Providers for OLE DB on Windows as documented in the Issue(s) Addressed section of the hot fix download page:


  1. You must have SAS Providers for OLE DB installed on your system before applying this hot fix.

  2. Files delivered in this hot fix will be backed up during the installation process. However, it is good general practice to back up your system before applying updates to software.

  3. You must have Administrator Privileges on your CLIENT or SERVER machine.

  4. All currently active SAS sessions, daemons, spawners and servers must be terminated before applying this hot fix.

  5. This hot fix should be installed using the same userid who performed the initial software installation.

  6. Please see the post-installation instructions for this hot fix for additional information on the file delivered.


1. The installer downloaded is A86001wn.exe.

2. Execute A86001wn.exe

This will initiate the installation wizard, which will guide you through the hot fix installation process.


After installation check the file, sasaorio0902.dll ,to assure it was updated for Dec 2009.

It will be located in either of the locations below:

Default SASHome path: "C:\Program Files\SAS\SharedFiles\SASProvidersForOLEDB"

Custom Installation location: "SASHOME\SharedFiles\SASProvidersForOLEDB "

Where SASHOME is the original location of the SAS Providers for OLE DB installation.

This completes the installation of hot fix A86001 on Windows.