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Article ID: 316042 - Last Review: January 31, 2007 - Revision: 4.3

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SYMPTOMS

You may experience slow connectivity to NetWare resources. A Network Monitor trace may show an excessive quantity of Read Property Value request frames that originate from the client and are requesting the network address of the NDS tree name. These queries fail with a "No such object" error.

CAUSE

This problem is caused by a logic error in the NetWare redirector.

RESOLUTION

A modification has been made to the NetWare redirector to reduce the number of Read Property Value packets that are generated.

Windows 2000

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
260910  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/260910/EN-US/ ) How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date         Time   Version         Size     File name
   ------------------------------------------------------
  10-Apr-2002  23:17  5.0.2195.5567    160,688  Nwrdr.sys
				

Windows XP

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows XP. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322389  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322389/EN-US/ ) How to Obtain the Latest Windows XP Service Pack
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date         Time   Version      Size     File name
   ---------------------------------------------------
   17-Apr-2002  22:17  5.1.2600.42   156,032  Nwrdr.sys
				

STATUS

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 2000 Service Pack 3 (SP3) and Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 1 (SP1).

MORE INFORMATION

In a pure NDS environment, you can add a registry entry to further optimize the redirector:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\NwRdr\Parameters
PreferNDSBrowsing
Type: REG_DWORD
Default Value = 0

To turn on this feature, set the value to 1 (one).

For additional information about how to obtain a hotfix for Windows 2000 Datacenter Server, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
265173  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/265173/EN-US/ ) The Datacenter Program and Windows 2000 Datacenter Server Product
For additional information about how to install multiple hotfixes with only one reboot, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
296861  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/296861/ ) How to Install Multiple Windows Updates or Hotfixes with Only One Reboot
The third-party products that are discussed in this article are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding the performance or reliability of these products.

APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
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