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5 Appendix A: Product Behavior

The information in this specification is applicable to the following Microsoft products or supplemental software. References to product versions include released service packs:

  • Windows NT 3.1 operating system

  • Windows NT 3.5 operating system

  • Windows NT 3.51 operating system

  • Windows NT 4.0 operating system

  • Windows 2000 operating system

  • Windows XP operating system

  • Windows Server 2003 operating system

  • Windows Vista operating system

  • Windows Server 2008 operating system

  • Windows 7 operating system

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system

  • Windows 8 operating system

  • Windows Server 2012 operating system

  • Windows 8.1 operating system

  • Windows Server 2012 R2 operating system

Exceptions, if any, are noted below. If a service pack or Quick Fix Engineering (QFE) number appears with the product version, behavior changed in that service pack or QFE. The new behavior also applies to subsequent service packs of the product unless otherwise specified. If a product edition appears with the product version, behavior is different in that product edition.

Unless otherwise specified, any statement of optional behavior in this specification that is prescribed using the terms SHOULD or SHOULD NOT implies product behavior in accordance with the SHOULD or SHOULD NOT prescription. Unless otherwise specified, the term MAY implies that the product does not follow the prescription.

<1> Section 2.3: In Windows, Unicode characters are stored in this structure if the data cannot be represented as ANSI characters due to truncation of the values. In this case, the value of the LinkInfoHeaderSize field is greater than or equal to 36.

<2> Section 2.5.1: In Windows environments, this is commonly known as a "command prompt" window.

<3> Section 2.5.2: In Windows environments, this is commonly known as a "command prompt" window.

<4> Section 2.5.3: In Windows, this is a Windows Installer (MSI) application descriptor. For more information, see [MSDN-MSISHORTCUTS].

<5> Section 2.5.11: The VistaAndAboveIDListDataBlock structure is supported on Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 only.

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