Data May Be Damaged When You Use Offline Folders

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SYMPTOMS
When you use offline folders, a null value may be placed in the file instead of the correct character.
CAUSE
This problem can occur if Windows writes the data to a "shadow file" and the remote file and there is a boundary condition that is not handled properly when Windows writes the data to the shadow file.
RESOLUTION
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
The English-language version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date        Time   Version        Size     File name   -----------------------------------------------------   10/2/2000   3:50p  5.0.2195.2403  368,912  Mrxsmb.sys				

STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 2.
MORE INFORMATION
For additional information about how to install Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 hotfixes at the same time, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
249149 Installing Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 Hotfixes
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Article ID: 273245 - Last Review: 10/21/2013 01:19:37 - Revision: 3.3

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