Unexpected Placeholder (PH) recall when NetApp PH is accessed from Windows 7 Client

Article:TECH181748  |  Created: 2012-02-20  |  Updated: 2013-08-29  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH181748
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With Windows 7 clients, when using explorer to access the PH on a NetApp CIFS share, if a left click is used to select one PH or the properties of the PH is opened via right-click the PH will be recalled unexpectedly.


Changes introduced in Windows 7 result in a request for file content triggering a PH recall.



Disable the Windows Explorer Details Pane and Preview Pane

Windows File Explorer ---- Organize ----- Layout ------ Details Pane

Windows File Explorer ---- Organize ----- Layout ------ Preview Pane


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FSA - Unexpected PH recall when NetApp PH are accessed from Windows 7 Client

Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH181748

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