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ITsVISTA KB-Link: KB2560500

FindFirstFile or FindNextFile function incorrectly returns the same entry two times after you install hotfix 2028965 in Windows Vista or in Windows Server 2008

Consider the following scenario:

  • You have a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008.
  • You install hotfix 2028965 on the computer.
  • You run an application or service that calls the FindFirstFile or FindNextFile function to perform Server Message Block (SMB) Version 2 directory query.

In this scenario, the FindFirstFile or FindNextFile function incorrectly returns the same entry two times.

There is a download that resolves this issue. See Hotfixes for details.
32-bit Download: Contact Microsoft
64-Bit Download: Contact Microsoft

For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB2560500.

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