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Default Alias Name is Incorrect if Folder Name is DBCS

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The default alias name is incorrect if the folder uses double-bytecharacter string (DBCS).

For example, if a folder has the DBCS name of "ABC," the default aliasname is "BC."
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

Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Internet InformationServer 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: 195810 - Last Review: 10/26/2013 12:00:00 - Revision: 5.0

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