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If several thousand files with long filenames exist in a shared directoryon an Windows NT file system (NTFS) partition, enumeration of the directorytakes a long time. If a network client performs the same task at the sametime, it may lose it's network connection to the shared directory.
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Windows NT version 3.5. Afix to this problem is in development, but has not been regression-testedand may be destabilizing in production environments. Microsoft does notrecommend implementing this fix at this time. Contact Microsoft ProductSupport Services for more information on the availability of this fix.