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BugNet: Top 30 Windows 2000 Bugs

Mar 22, 2000, 07:13 (15 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to mike for this link. ]

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"Here are some of the more dangerous, comic or widespread bugs affecting Windows 2000 right now."

  1. "If you are going to have some Windows NT 4.0 Remote Access Service servers mixed in to a Windows 2000 domain, these NT servers must be updated to Service Pack 4 or later. If they aren't, they will not be able to access any Windows 2000 domain controllers to check on dial-in permissions."
  2. "Windows 2000 TAPI is incompatible with any ATI video cards that have TV tuners. This would include the ATI-TV, the ATI-TV WONDER, and the ATI All-in-Wonder cards, according to Microsoft. They hope to add support later."
  3. "Microsoft says that if you use non-International Alphabet 5 characters in the names of Windows 2000 computers, the Certificate Services Setup won't work. They may fix this limitation in the future, but for now, stick to IA5 characters...."

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