Cannot Access Shares on a FPNW Server using Client32 v2.5 - 3.02

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If you are using Novell Client32 version 2.5 - 3.02 with Windows NT Server running File and Print Services for NetWare (FPNW), and you will not be able to access shares or delete directories or files from the SYSVOLUME folder of the FPNW server. When accessing the server using Windows NT Explorer, the contents of the SYS volume are inaccessible. When a user clicks the SYS volume, the contents are not displayed or an error box will be generated stating to check the correct path or filename.


To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0 or the individual software update. For information on obtaining the latest service pack, please go to:
  • Windows Service Pack Center -or-

  • 152734 how to obtain the latest windows nt 4.0 service pack
For information on obtaining the individual software update, contact Microsoft Product Support Services. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services phone numbers and information on support costs, please go to the following address on the World Wide Web:


Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Windows NT version 4.0. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT version 4.0 Service Pack 5.


Article ID: 197084 - Last Review: November 2, 2013 - Revision: 3.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Enterprise Edition
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