SFS Post Office Shared Folders Not Available with MS Exchange

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SYMPTOMS
When you use Microsoft Exchange in Windows 95 to access any shared-file- system-based (SFS) post office, shared folders on the post office are not available.

Examples of SFS post offices include the post offices created by Microsoft Windows for Workgroups 3.x, Windows 95, and Microsoft Mail3.x.
CAUSE
The Microsoft Exchange client in Windows 95 does not provide the ability to view shared folders on an SFS post office.
RESOLUTION
To view shared folders in Microsoft Exchange in Windows 95, perform the following steps:
  1. Download the Exupdusa.exe file from the Microsoft Software Library to an empty folder.

    NOTE: If you copy the file to your Windows\Desktop folder, be sure you delete the following files from the Windows\Desktop folder after Exupdusa.exe is installed: Exchgupg.inf, Exchng32.exe, Readme.txt, Mapi.dll, Mapi32.dll, Msfs32.dll, Wgpoadmn.dll, and Wmsui32.dll.
  2. In My Computer or Windows Explorer, double-click the Exupdusa.exe file you downloaded in step 1.
  3. Double-click the Readme.txt file for installation instructions.

    NOTE: The Windows 95 Shared Folders Update Readme.txt file is also available in the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    139706 Windows 95 Shared Folders Update Readme.txt File
The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
For additional information about how to download Microsoft Support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to Obtain Microsoft Support Files from Online Services
Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help to prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.

Note that Microsoft has also released this update as part of Microsoft Windows 95 Service Pack 1. For information about Microsoft Windows 95 Service Pack 1, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
142794 Availability of Microsoft Windows 95 Service Pack 1
MORE INFORMATION
This feature was previously available as a downloadable file named Msfs32.exe. The Msfs32.exe file is no longer available. It has been replaced by the Exupdusa.exe file.
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Article ID: 141127 - Last Review: 01/06/2015 01:21:47 - Revision: 2.3

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