You receive the following error when trying to delete data from the Messagestats database - "Database Error Too many table names in the query. The maximum allowable is 256."
This error occurs because of SQL query limits of a maximum of 2000 characters in SQL Server 2000 (all service pack levels)
Please move the Messagestats database to a SQL 2005 SP3 or higher version of SQL.
To move the Messagestats database please see the following solution.