DNS Server Occasionally Refuses Security-Enhanced Updates

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Security-enhanced updates to a Windows 2000-based dynamic Domain Name System (DNS) server may occasionally not work, causing problems when users start their computers and attempt to log on.


A status value is not being initialized, and is interpreted as if an error has occurred.


To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date        Time    Version        Size     File name
   11/21/2000  08:59p  5.0.2195.2778  323,856  Dns.exe
   11/27/2000  10:28p  5.0.2195.2785  135,440  Dnsapi.dll
   12/18/2000  02:04p  5.0.2195.2778   33,040  Dnsperf.dll
   12/18/2000  11:48a  5.0.2195.2778   90,896  Dnsrslvr.dll
   12/18/2000  11:48a  5.0.2195.2778  140,048  Kdcsvc.dll
   11/15/2000  02:37p  5.0.2195.2755  207,408  Kerberos.dll
   11/06/2000  04:10p  5.0.2195.2661   69,456  Ksecdd.sys
   12/18/2000  11:48a  5.0.2195.2778  494,352  Lsasrv.dll
   11/20/2000  02:14p  5.0.2195.2777   33,552  Lsass.exe
   12/18/2000  11:48a  5.0.2195.2780  311,056  Netapi32.dll
   11/27/2000  08:50p  5.0.2195.2779  366,352  Netlogon.dll
   11/21/2000  08:59p  5.0.2195.2778   88,336  Nslookup.exe


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 2.


For additional information about how to install Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 hotfixes at the same time, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
249149 Installing Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 Hotfixes


Article ID: 266683 - Last Review: October 20, 2013 - Revision: 4.3
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
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