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When you use Novell Client 32 on a computer running Windows 95 Client 32, data corruption can occur to a file that is open by multiple users when record locking is enabled on the File and Print Service for NetWare (FPNW) server. This problem only happens with Client 32 accesses the files on FPNW server. It does not happen with Client 32 accessing the files on the Novell server or a VLM client assessing the files on the FPNW Server.
The Novell Client 32 thinks the data files are marked shareable and, therefore, does more aggressive caching than it should.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0 or Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/152734/EN-US/ )How to Obtain the Latest Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in File and Print Services for Windows NT. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition Service Pack 4.
Article ID: 181311 - Last Review: February 21, 2014 - Revision: 2.2