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Why is the date I get via select getdate() wrong in SQL Server?

A. The usual reason for this is an old bug that caused the date in SQL Server to wrap around after a month or so of continuous running. This was caused by the variable that the date was being held in overflowing.

The bugs were fixed in one of the 6.5 servicepacks - probably SP2. Apply the latest servicepack and it should be fixed.

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