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Adding a library that contains reserved characters to System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager causes the console to crash

Symptoms
When adding a library share to System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager, the console may crash if the share being used contains certain reserved characters (e.g. > or ?, etc.).
Cause

Use of these reserved characters is not permitted.  See http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/aa365247(v=vs.85).aspx for more information.

Resolution
Do not use any folder or share that contains reserved characters.
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Article ID: 2679685 - Last Review: 05/08/2012 20:23:00 - Revision: 5.0

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