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"System error 5 has occurred. Access is denied." error message may appear
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The following knowledgebase will help you to resolve "System error 5 has occurred. Access is denied." error message
When you are running "Net View" or/and ""Net Time" command line the error "System error 5 has occurred.
Access is denied." may appear.
The following reasons may cause to the error message:
1. Time Synchronization problem.
2. Missing permission to access the remote computer (Share, NTFS, GPO).
3. Firewall and/or third party product may eliminate connection to the remote computer.
4. The computer account isn't disable (Or have expired computer account password)
or doesn’t exiting in the domain.
5. Active Directory replication problem may occur.
Windows Time Service Technical Reference
2. Verity correct permissions on the remote host.
Tip: A useful that can be used is: (GPResult.exe) Command Line Tool
How to Use the Group Policy Results (GPResult.exe) Command Line Tool
3. Open the required ports on the remote computer.
4. Verity that the computer account is active and the computer connect to the domain.
Tip: A useful that can be used is: Netdom.exe Command Line Tool
5. Verity correct replication in the Active Directory Replication.
Troubleshooting File Replication Service
How to synchronize the time with the Windows Time service in Windows XP
In Windows Server 2003 and in Windows XP, W32Time frequently logs Event ID 50, and poor time synchronization occurs
How to configure an authoritative time server in Windows XP
Article ID: 555644 - Last Review: June 22, 2006 - Revision: 1.0
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