LowercaseFiles Registry Key Has Added Functionality

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Symptoms
When using the LowercaseFile registry key as documented in the onlineproduct documentation, you may find that it does not always display thefiles in lowercase.
Cause
This problem occurs because the LowercaseFiles registry key in
   HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\MSFTPSVC\Para   meters\LowercaseFiles:REG_DWORD:1				

is designed to work on FAT files systems. Microsoft has added thefunctionality to perform this action on all supported files systems.
Resolution
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0 or Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
152734 How to Obtain the Latest Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack

Status
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Microsoft InternetInformation Server version 4.0 This problem was first corrected in Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition Service Pack 4.
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Article ID: 186929 - Last Review: 10/26/2013 08:08:00 - Revision: 7.0

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