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2528984 - NWBC shortcut ("sap-nwbc://") not working in NWBC 5.0 and higher


In case the system uses NWBC Runtime Patch Level 57 or 58, user cannot start Business Client Desktop with shortcut "sap-nwbc://", when only Desktop Client 5.0 or newer versions are installed to the Workstation.



  • NetWeaver Business Client 5.0
  • SAP Business Client 6.0
  • SAP Business Client 6.5
  • NWBC Runtime Patch Level 57
  • NWBC Runtime Patch Level 58 


SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.3 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.4 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.5 ; SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.3 ; SAP enhancement package 2 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0


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