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You may not be able to start the Group Policy snap-in on your Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2003 computer, and the following Error events may be logged in the System event log.
Event Type: Error
Event Type: Error
This issue may occur when a procedure to repair the Group Policy objects (GPO) and the GPO references in the Active Directory directory service on a Windows Small Business Server 2003 computer has not been performed or was not successful. This kind of procedure is typically performed by the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) in a production environment where multiple installations of Windows Small Business Server 2003 are performed.
To resolve this issue, correct the domain name entry by using the ADSI Edit snap-in.
Warning If you use the ADSI Edit snap-in, the LDP utility, or any other LDAP version 3 client, and you incorrectly modify the attributes of Active Directory objects, you can cause serious problems. These problems may require you to reinstall Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server, Microsoft Exchange Server 2003, or both Windows and Exchange. Microsoft cannot guarantee that problems that occur if you incorrectly modify Active Directory object attributes can be solved. Modify these attributes at your own risk. Follow these steps to correct the domain name entry:
For more information about how to resolve event 1058 and event 1030 issues, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/887303/ )Applying Group Policy causes Userenv errors and events to occur on your computers that are running Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, or Windows 2000
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