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When you perform the following sample procedure, Active Directory-integrated DNS zone deletion may not work:
This problem can occur if the DC shuts down before the deletion is complete. When this occurs, the zone you tried to delete remains in the Active Directory forever. When an administrator tries to delete the zone, the administrator cannot because DNS does not rename the zone to deleted.zone name because the zone name still exists in the Active Directory. For example, DNS does not rename the x.y.z zone to deleted.x.y.z.
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:
260910The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/260910/EN-US/ )How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
Date Time Version Size File name ---------------------------------------------------- 10/10/2000 01:59p 5.0.2195.2457 322,832 Dns.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:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/249149/EN-US/ )Installing Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 Hotfixes
Article ID: 276023 - Last Review: October 21, 2013 - Revision: 3.3