JSI Tip 1644. Access Denied when attempting to connect to W95 share?


Whem you attempt to connect to a W95 share from any flavor of Windows NT, you receive an Access Denied error message under the following conditions:

- The share uses user-level security and the security provider is a Windows NT domain.

- You are using UNC convention (\\servername\sharename) instead of mapping a drive letter to the share.

- Windows NT is at SP2 or greater.

Per Microsoft:

 This issue is resolved by the following updated file
 for Windows 95 and OSR1, and later versions of this file: 

    VSERVER.VXD  version 4.00.954  dated 4/24/97  108,288 bytes 

This issue is resolved by the following updated file
 for Windows 95 OSR2 and OSR 2.x, and later versions of this file: 

    VSERVER.VXD  version 4.00.1112  dated 7/24/97  112,904 bytes 
See Q137980 - Connecting to Windows 95 User Level Share Results Event ID 3012.

See Q128079 - Updated Drivers for File and Printer Sharing Security.

See Q161020 - Implementing Windows 95 Updates.


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