NodeID Change in the Registry Cause Access Violation in Clussvc.exe

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The following registry entry identifies the cluster node ID:
If the NodeID is inadvertently changed to the other node number (for example, from 1 to 2 or from 2 to 1) either during an upgrade or manually, an access violation is generated when the Cluster service is started.
The node that has the incorrect entry in the registry attempts to read the wrong node parameters, causing the access violation.
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 theMicrosoft 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   -------------------------------------------------------   10/25/2000  3:36PM  5.0.2195.2569  677,136  Clussvc.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.
More information
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: 277700 - Last Review: 10/26/2013 05:24:00 - Revision: 2.0

Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server

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