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Description of a shared folder that is mapped to a network drive is not displayed on a Windows XP SP3-based computer that has security update MS10-066 installed
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Consider the following scenario. You are running a Windows XP Service Pack 3-based computer that has security update MS10-066 installed. There is a network drive on the computer that is mapped to a shared folder on a SharePoint site. When you try to view the shared folder in some common dialog boxes, only the drive letter of the network drive is displayed. The description of the shared folder is not displayed as expected.
Hotfix informationA supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. However, it is intended to correct only the problem that this article describes. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.
To resolve this problem, contact Microsoft Customer Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft website:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.
PrerequisitesTo apply this hotfix, you must be running Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3). For more information about how to obtain a Windows XP service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322389/ )How to obtain the latest Windows XP service pack
Registry informationTo use the hotfix in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.
Restart requirementYou have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement informationThis hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.
File informationThe English (United States) version of this hotfix installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and the times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and the times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.
Windows XP file information notes
For all supported x86-based versions of Windows XP
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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
Article ID: 2454533 - Last Review: December 15, 2010 - Revision: 3.0