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Consider the following scenario. A Microsoft Windows XP-based client computer is joined to a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 domain. Additionally, Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 (SP1) is installed on the authenticating domain controller. In this scenario, you experience the following symptoms:
Additionally, the following events may be logged in the server's System log:
The system cannot find the file specified.
Event Type: Error
Event Type: Error
This problem can occur if the IPSec\Policy\Local registry key is deleted or when there is a corrupted file in the policy store. The file may become corrupted if an interruption occurs when the policy is being written to the disk.
Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322756To resolve this issue, follow these steps:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/ )How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
To temporarily work around this problem, disable the IPSEC Services component, and then restart the domain controller.
For more information about IPsec Block mode. visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Article ID: 912023 - Last Review: September 11, 2011 - Revision: 4.0
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