Setting Permissions on Windows 2000 Clients in a Windows NT 4.0 Domain May Take a Long Time

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Windows 2000-based clients in a Microsoft Windows NT 4.0-based domain environment may have to wait a long time to display domains users when you are setting share permissions.
The fix that is described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article does help, but the performance is noticeably slow:
256641 Windows NT 4.0-Based Domain Users and Groups Are Displayed Slowly on Windows 2000-Based Computers


The Windows 2000 object picker unnecessarily enumerates computer accounts that are not valid security principles in a Windows NT 4.0-based domain.


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
  10/16/2000   01:32 PM   5.0.2195.2488  78,096  Aclui.dll


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Microsoft Windows 2000.


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: 275310 - Last Review: October 21, 2013 - Revision: 3.3
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
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