Posting to an NNTP Moderated Newsgroup May Not Work

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When an attempt is made to post a news message to a Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP) moderated newsgroup that is hosted on a Windows 2000-based server, a "441 article rejected" error message may be generated.
The file that is used to store the post is opened with the wrong sharing mode.
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 version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date        Time     Version        Size     File name   -------------------------------------------------------   11/08/2000  11:27p   5.0.2195.2304  137,488  Nntpfs.dll				

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.
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

Article ID: 277687 - Last Review: 10/21/2013 02:52:12 - Revision: 2.3

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