When you make changes to a file that is located on a SAMBA-based, network-attached storage device, the changes do not appear in Windows Photo Gallery or Windows Live Photo Gallery

When you make changes to a file that is located on a SAMBA-based, network-attached storage device, the changes do not appear in Windows Photo Gallery or Windows Live Photo Gallery

Article ID : 928571
Last Review : July 10, 2007
Revision : 1.5

SYMPTOMS

You create, delete, copy, move, or change a file that is located on a SAMBA-based, network-attached storage device. However, the change does not appear in Windows Photo Gallery or Windows Live Photo Gallery. For example, if you delete a file, that file is still displayed.

This problem occurs when the network-attached storage device is a monitored server message block (SMB) share that is in Windows Photo Gallery or Windows Live Photo Gallery.

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CAUSE

This problem occurs because the SAMBA-based, network-attached storage device may not report file change notifications. Or this problem occurs because the file change notifications are lost.

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RESOLUTION

To resolve this problem, press F5 to update the file system representation in Windows Photo Gallery or Windows Live Photo Gallery. Or, restart the application.

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MORE INFORMATION

For more information about other causes of lost file change notifications, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

281253 (/Feedback.aspx?kbNumber=281253/) File Change Notifications are lost when content is on a UNC share

The third-party products that this article discusses are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, about the performance or reliability of these products.

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APPLIES TO
• Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
• Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition
• Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
• Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
• Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2
• Windows Vista Business
• Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition
• Windows Vista Enterprise
• Windows Vista Home Basic
• Windows Vista Home Premium
• Windows Vista Starter
• Windows Vista Ultimate

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kbtshoot kbnetwork kbprb samba kbphotos kbexpertisebeginner kbnetworkconnectivity kbwinliveportal KB928571

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