Err Msg: The Specified Directory Service Could Not Be Reached
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When you click Start
, point to Find
, and then click People
, you may receive the following error message:
The specified directory service could not be reached. The service may be temporarily unavailable or the server name may be incorrect.
If you click Web Site
, you see the Web page for the information service.
This issue can occur if you connect to the Internet using a proxy server.
To resolve this issue, install a Proxy Client, such as Microsoft Proxy Client 2.0. To install and configure a proxy client on your computer, contact your network administrator.
Article ID: 229922 - Last Review: 06/22/2014 20:13:00 - Revision: 5.0
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