Find Printers Dialog Box Does Not Return Correct Results

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SYMPTOMS

When you add a printer, Windows removes trailing slashes that you type for the location attribute. This may cause problems when you attempt to search for these printers. For example, if a printer is located in USA/Redmond/28/, it is listed as being in USA/Redmond/28 and searches with a trailing slash do not list the printer.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date        Time    Version        Size     File name  
   -------------------------------------------------------
   08/02/2000  04:14p  5.0.2195.2103  156,944  Dsquery.dll
				

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 2.

MORE INFORMATION

The hotfixed dynamic-link library (DLL) uses a different Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) query if a search ends in a slash. It returns the same query results as previously, but also returns locations that match the query but do not have the trailing slash.

For additional information about how to install Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 hotfixes at the same time, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
249149 Installing Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 Hotfixes

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Article ID: 268589 - Last Review: October 20, 2013 - Revision: 3.3
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 1
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