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When you try to modify the content of a zip file on a network share and if the zip file has a long file name, you may observe that the long file name is truncated to a short file name after the file content has been modified.
This is caused by a design limitation in the zip library in Windows Vista and in Windows Server 2008.
If you are experiencing this issue, please use a short file name instead of a long file name for the zip file to avoid any potential data loss.
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Article ID: 973921 - Last Review: July 21, 2009 - Revision: 1.1