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When you start the WINS service, the following error message appears:
A System error has occurred
System Error 1 has occurred
Possible causes of this error message are:
If your WINS database is corrupted, rebuild the WINS database.
If you are attempting to start the WINS Service with a WINS.MDB file that was built from a WINS Server with a different IP Address, make sure the IP Address of the WINS Server is identical to the WINS Server that the database originally came from.
For additional information, please see the following article(s) in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
TITLE : Missing WINS Directory Causes Missing/Corrupt Error