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When you delete a user by means of the Active Directory Users and Computers snap-in in Microsoft Management Console (MMC) and then remove the snap-in, an access violation occurs if you add the snap-in again to delete another user.
This behavior occurs because Windows 2000 does not handle the removal of the snap-in correctly.
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
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.