When you use Data Transformation Services (DTS) to transfer data from a table that is based on Microsoft SQL Server to Microsoft Excel, DTS reports a successful execution of a package, but the data is not transferred.
This problem may occur when you use DTS to transfer over 4 million cells to Excel. This problem is caused by a coding error in Excel Indexed Sequential Access Method (ISAM).
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest Microsoft Jet 4.0 service pack that contains an updated version of the Microsoft Excel ISAM driver (msexcl40.dll).
For additional information about how to obtain the latest version of the Jet 4.0 database engine, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
How To: Obtain the Latest Service Pack for the Microsoft Jet 4.0 Database Engine
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
This problem was corrected in the latest Microsoft Jet 4.0 service pack.