Last Modified Time Value Is Not Updated Correctly When You Modify Any File on a WebDAV Share

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When you modify any file on a Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) share, you may notice that the last modified time value is not updated correctly.
This problem occurs because the WebDAV mini-redirector in Windows XP attaches the Win32LastModifiedTime property to the file to indicate the last modified time. However, this value is incorrect. To attach this property, Windows XP uses the propattach command when the file is created or modified. Even if the getlastmodified property is present, the WebDAV mini-redirector gives priority to the Win32LastModifiedTime property over the getlastmodified property.

Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Windows XP. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322389 How to obtain the latest Windows XP service pack

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Hotfix file information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
Windows XP, 32-bit editions
Date         Time   Version            Size    File name---------------------------------------------------------12-May-2003  03:55  5.1.2600.1221     171,776  Mrxdav.sys
Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Version 2002
Date         Time   Version            Size    File name---------------------------------------------------------10-May-2003  12:42  5.1.2600.1221     544,512  Mrxdav.sys

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 XP Service Pack 2.

Article ID: 820193 - Last Review: 02/27/2014 21:18:55 - Revision: 3.1

Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Microsoft Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Version 2002

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