JSI Tip 9183. When a Windows Installer package copies files to a local shared folder using the UNC path in Windows Server 2003, the file time stamp is reset to the current time?

The subject behavior occurs because of a problem in the Shadow I/O feature of the Windows redirector.

The only way to workaround this behavior, until the problem is resolved in a future service pack, is to disable the Shadow I/O feature:

1. Open a CMD.EXE window on the Windows Server 2003 computer.

2. Type the following command and press Enter:

reg add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\MRxSmb\Parameters" /V DisableShadowLoopback /T REG_DWORD /F /D 1

3. Install the package.

4. Enable the Shadow I/O feature:

reg add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\MRxSmb\Parameters" /V DisableShadowLoopback /T REG_DWORD /F /D 0

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