Alleen maar bug-fixes natuurlijk. Hier wat knip en plakwerk uit de readme...
1.1 What Is Service Pack 5?
SP5 is a collection of current updates and enhancements to Windows NT
Server 4.0 and Windows NT Workstation 4.0 since their releases.
SP5 is not a required upgrade. If you have deployed or are in the
process of deploying a previous Service Pack, you probably need not
change your plans. To accommodate customers in this situation,
Microsoft provides software updates for critical issues to previous
Service Packs. For example, you can continue to obtain Year 2000 (Y2K)
software updates if you're using SP4.
SP5 content is focused on:
* Demonstrated customer impact
SP5 rolls up many of the recent updates to Windows NT 4.0. In
addition, SP5 has undergone extensive regression testing.
The following is a list of the most frequently requested
Windows NT 4.0 updates that are included in SP5:
- DHCP Server of SP4 Ignores Reservations
- SP4 forces cluster servers to be taken off and online
- Windows NT 4.0 SP4 Does Not Update MTS Files
- Duplicate SCSI Logical Unit (LUN) 0 When LargeLUNs Registry
- Under stress, a computer running Windows NT Server or
Workstation may display a STOP 0x0000001E error message on a
- Cannot configure ODBC logging when using Microsoft Data Access
Components (MDAC) 2.0 SP1, SP4, and Proxy Server 2.0.
- Secondary WINS query delayed by 1500ms even when primary WINS
- Using SP4, RCP "host:foo ." fails whereas RCP "host:foo foo"
- SP4 systems access the hard disks every five minutes, which
interferes with Power Management.
* Y2K fixes
SP5 provides the latest fixes to known Year 2000 issues in
Windows NT 4.0. For more information on SP5 and Year 2000 issues,
see Section 3.15, "Year 2000 Fixes." For the latest information
on Year 2000 and Windows NT 4.0, see the Microsoft Year 2000
Readiness Disclosure & Resource Center Web site at
or call 1-888-MSFT-Y2K.
* Updates to SP4 issues, including:
- Reduced heap fragmentation issues which would lead to memory
- Eliminated memory fragmentation problem with Critical Sections.
- Eliminated a system hang that could occur on multiprocessor
systems with multiple memory maps.
- Resolved SP4 issues with Oracle Fail Safe software for
Windows NT Clusters.
- Eliminated hanging issues
when SetSecurityInfo and SetNamedSecurityInfo calls were made
during DLLInit time.
- Enabled Desktop folders in Explorer windows to retain settings.
- Eliminated issues where LPD would stop the printing of multiple
- Prevented DNS from converting host names to lowercase.
- Prevented GetHostbyName from returning unbound IP RAS
- Eliminated issues where Apple Macintosh Clients can't see
Windows NT 4.0 Server after upgrading to SP4.
- Eliminated issues where changing an SFM password allows
Windows NT client computer to share access with null password.
* Euro issues
SP5 includes the existing updates for Windows NT 4.0 euro
support. For the most recent information about Windows NT 4.0 and
euro, see the Microsoft Euro Web site at
* Security updates
SP5 contains current updates for known Windows NT 4.0 security
issues. For the most recent information about Windows NT
security, see the Microsoft Security Advisor Web site at
1.2 List of Fixes in Service Pack 5
To assist customers who are deciding whether to upgrade to SP5,
Microsoft provides extensive documentation of the fixes and updates
contained in SP5. This documentation gives customers the opportunity
to analyze whether the SP5 contents justify the necessary test and
deployment resources. This list of affected Service Pack files is