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When you map a network drive to a remote share and view the properties ofa file or folder in that share, the Security tab may be missing.
This behavior can occur if the shared folder has a long file name and doesnot conform to the 8.3 naming format.
Use one of the following workarounds to resolve this issue:
Use a Universal Naming Convention (UNC) connection to connect to the share instead of mapping a drive letter. UNC connections use the following format: \\<servername>\<sharename>, where <servername> is the name of the server to which you want to connect and <sharename> is the name of the share to which you want to connect.
Use File Manager (Winfile.exe) instead of Windows NT Explorer.
Rename the folder using the 8.3 naming format.
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Windows NT version 4.0.