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Article ID: 265528 - Last Review: January 27, 2007 - Revision: 1.4

This article was previously published under Q265528

SYMPTOMS

When you run a 16-bit NetDDE client program on your Windows 98/95-based computer, and then run a 32-bit NetBIOS program which enumerates and resets LANAs on the same computer, the NetDDE client is disconnected after a few seconds.

RESOLUTION

A supported fix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Apply it only to computers that are experiencing this specific problem. This fix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, Microsoft recommends that you wait for the next service pack that contains this hotfix.

To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the fix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services phone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=fh;EN-US;CNTACTMS (http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=fh;en-us;cntactms)
NOTE: In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The typical support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.

The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date      Time     Version        Size    File name     Platform
   ------------------------------------------------------------------
   06/29/99  04:05AM  04.00.00.0954  27,245  Vnetbios.vxd  Windows 95


   Date      Time     Version        Size    File name     Platform
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   07/13/99  08:32PM  04.10.00.2223  35,434  Vnetbios.vxd  Windows 98
				

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

MORE INFORMATION

For additional information about Windows 98 and Windows 98 Second Edition hotfixes, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
206071  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/206071/EN-US/ ) General Information About Windows 98 and Windows 98 Second Edition Hotfixes
For additional information about Windows 95 hotfixes, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
161020  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/161020/EN-US/ ) Implementing Windows 95 Updates

APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows 95
  • Microsoft Windows 98 Standard Edition
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