Microsoft KB Archive/174532

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16-bit Application Cannot Select a Network Drive

Article ID: 174532

Article Last Modified on 10/31/2006


  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition

This article was previously published under Q174532


When you click Open on the File menu of a 16-bit application, the available drives listed may not include network drives that are mapped to a drive letter.


This problem is a timing issue caused by two threads trying to access the same function.


Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Windows NT version 4.0. We are researching this problem and will post new information here in the Microsoft Knowledge Base as it becomes available.

Keywords: kbbug kbnetwork KB174532