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By i_sureshbabu ·
Hello,
We are running windows 2003 server with service pack1. In out network we are running Windows 98/Me/XP.
I create a folder and shared named Label-routing in server. I am seeing this folder on widnows XP not windoes 98. What is the reason i am not seeing this folder. I created another one with test12345, this i am seeing in the 98.
Why i am not seeing other folder.

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by Nicolas Solop In reply to Sharing folers

Hi
I know that Windows 98 has problems with network shares that has spaces at the name share. Maybe your problem is with the share name of the folder try to change it for something that not includes the "-" character. If you can't create a new folder and share it with a name that includes the "-" character, if you can't see this new folder there is your problem.

Hope this can help.

Regards
Nicolas Solop

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by sbrown95 In reply to Sharing folers

Win9x has the 8.3 limitation. Any Shares that are longer than 12 charaters and contain spaces will not be accessible. As I understand it there are no fixes for this - except to upgrade 9x clients to nt or above. Hope that helps.

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