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The SHORTFILENAMES switch is not passed to the Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1 installation when you create a product layout for administrative deployment in the .NET Framework 1.1. You have the .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1 installed, and you run the following command:
msiexec /a filename_1.msi /p filename_2.MSP SHORTFILENAMES=True
You receive the following error message:
Error 1325:'filename' is not a valid short file name.
Software update informationA supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Only apply it to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next .NET Framework 1.1 service pack that contains this hotfix.
To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
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.
PrerequisitesYou must install the .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1 before you install this hotfix. The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
Restart requirementYou do not have to restart your computer after you apply this software update.
Software update replacement informationThis software update does not replace any other software updates.
File informationThe English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
Date Time Size File name ------------------------------------------------------- 17-Sep-2004 22:14 7,632 Eula.rtf 20-Sep-2004 17:22 11,776 Qfe3099.mst 20-Sep-2004 16:54 4,096 Readme.txt
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
To create an administrative image for the .NET Framework 1.1 that is patched to Service Pack 1 with the SHORTFILENAMES hotfix, follow these steps:
For additional information, 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