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When you try to open a file in Windows 2000, the file may appear to be empty. This problem may occur if you create more then one share on a network server.
This problem may occur if you are trying to connect to a second share on either of the following server types:
Microsoft LAN Manager 2.2
Microsoft Net Server 1.11
Service Pack Information
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
To resolve this problem, obtain and install the hotfix that is described in Microsoft Knowledge Base article number 810038.For additional information about the hotfix in 810038, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
810038 Stop 0x0E3 Error Occurs When Redirector Thread Tries to Release a Lock
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 Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4.
For additional information about how to obtain a hotfix for Windows 2000 Datacenter Server, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
265173 The Datacenter Program and Windows 2000 Datacenter Server Product