When you open a network share by using a previously created shortcut in Windows Vista or in Windows Server 2008, a newly created file or folder in the network share does not appear until you update the screen

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SYMPTOMS

Consider the following scenario:
  • You create a shortcut for a network share in a Windows operating system that is earlier than Windows Vista, such as Windows XP.
  • You upgrade the operating system to Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008.
  • You open the shortcut in Windows Vista or in Windows Server 2008, and then you create a new file or folder in the network share to which the shortcut points.
In this scenario, the newly created file or folder does not appear until you update the screen.

RESOLUTION

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Important Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 hotfixes are included in the same packages. However, only one of these products may be listed on the “Hotfix Request” page. To request the hotfix package that applies to both Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008, just select the product that is listed on the page.

Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix, you must have Windows Vista SP1 or Windows Server 2008 installed on the computer.

Restart requirement

You have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other previously released hotfixes.

Registry information

To use this hotfix, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

File information

The 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 item in Control Panel.

Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista notes

The .manifest files and the .mum files that are installed in each environment are listed separately in the "Additional file information for Windows Server 2008 and for Windows Vista" section. These files and their associated .cat (security catalog) files are critical to maintaining the state of the updated component. The .cat files are signed with a Microsoft digital signature. The attributes of these security files are not listed.

For all supported x86-based versions of Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Shell32.dll6.0.6001.2232711,583,48811-Dec-200807:20x86

For all supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Shell32.dll6.0.6001.2232712,899,32811-Dec-200808:22x64
Shell32.dll6.0.6001.2232711,583,48811-Dec-200807:20x86

For all supported Itanium-based versions of Windows Server 2008

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Shell32.dll6.0.6001.2232719,081,72811-Dec-200808:38IA-64
Shell32.dll6.0.6001.2232711,583,48811-Dec-200807:20x86

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

Additional file information for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008

Additional files for all supported x86-based versions of Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008

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File namePackage_for_kb960954_client_1~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,367
Date (UTC)11-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)17:53
File namePackage_for_kb960954_client~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,431
Date (UTC)11-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)17:53
File namePackage_for_kb960954_sc_0~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,421
Date (UTC)11-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)17:53
File namePackage_for_kb960954_sc~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,423
Date (UTC)11-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)17:53
File namePackage_for_kb960954_server_0~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,425
Date (UTC)11-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)17:53
File namePackage_for_kb960954_server~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,431
Date (UTC)11-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)17:53
File namePackage_for_kb960954_winpesrv_0~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,422
Date (UTC)11-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)17:53
File namePackage_for_kb960954_winpesrv~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,429
Date (UTC)11-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)17:53
File nameX86_d164de13f3d2eeb1269bd37c83ac52eb_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22327_none_55fe30529c210b25.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size695
Date (UTC)11-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)17:53
File nameX86_microsoft-windows-shell32_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22327_none_6ca42da32b23711a.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size904,299
Date (UTC)11-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)07:33

Additional files for all supported x64-based versions of Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008

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File nameAmd64_1f63f513f3063317424baaafe43737d4_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22327_none_7af929ffc56e0600.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size699
Date (UTC)11-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)17:53
File nameAmd64_ead1d71f167600494c1fade6f0941d7a_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22327_none_1005253da0332634.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,040
Date (UTC)11-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)17:53
File nameAmd64_microsoft-windows-shell32_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22327_none_c8c2c926e380e250.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size906,231
Date (UTC)11-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)10:13
File namePackage_for_kb960954_client_1~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,375
Date (UTC)11-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)17:53
File namePackage_for_kb960954_client~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,439
Date (UTC)11-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)17:53
File namePackage_for_kb960954_sc_0~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,429
Date (UTC)11-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)17:53
File namePackage_for_kb960954_sc~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,431
Date (UTC)11-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)17:53
File namePackage_for_kb960954_server_0~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,433
Date (UTC)11-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)17:53
File namePackage_for_kb960954_server~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,439
Date (UTC)11-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)17:53
File namePackage_for_kb960954_winpesrv_0~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,430
Date (UTC)11-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)17:53
File namePackage_for_kb960954_winpesrv~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,437
Date (UTC)11-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)17:53
File nameWow64_microsoft-windows-shell32_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22327_none_d317737917e1a44b.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size899,202
Date (UTC)11-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)07:27

Additional files for all supported Itanium-based versions of Windows Server 2008

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File nameIa64_03d2c2cad039621c5a613bd5ff300ebd_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22327_none_53248c467aa03da5.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
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Date (UTC)11-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)17:53
File nameIa64_82b4e584ab6b8b9a7f9e11052a278e07_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22327_none_84600f45efe01a91.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size697
Date (UTC)11-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)17:53
File nameIa64_microsoft-windows-shell32_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22327_none_6ca5d1992b217a16.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size906,144
Date (UTC)11-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)10:38
File namePackage_for_kb960954_sc_0~31bf3856ad364e35~ia64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,425
Date (UTC)11-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)17:53
File namePackage_for_kb960954_sc~31bf3856ad364e35~ia64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,426
Date (UTC)11-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)17:53
File namePackage_for_kb960954_server_0~31bf3856ad364e35~ia64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,429
Date (UTC)11-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)17:53
File namePackage_for_kb960954_server~31bf3856ad364e35~ia64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,434
Date (UTC)11-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)17:53
File namePackage_for_kb960954_winpesrv_0~31bf3856ad364e35~ia64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,426
Date (UTC)11-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)17:53
File namePackage_for_kb960954_winpesrv~31bf3856ad364e35~ia64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,433
Date (UTC)11-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)17:53
File nameWow64_microsoft-windows-shell32_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22327_none_d317737917e1a44b.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size899,202
Date (UTC)11-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)07:27

Properties

Article ID: 960954 - Last Review: October 8, 2011 - Revision: 2.0
APPLIES TO
  • Windows Server 2008 Datacenter without Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise without Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-Based Systems
  • Windows Server 2008 Standard without Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2008 Datacenter
  • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise
  • Windows Server 2008 Standard
  • Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Business
  • Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Enterprise
  • Windows Vista Home Basic
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
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