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For a Microsoft Windows 2000 version of this article, see 259398
On your Microsoft Windows XP-based computer, group policies may not be applied as you expect. When you view the application log of the event viewer, you see error data that is similar to the following:
Event Type: Error
This issue may occur if both of the following conditions are true:
Note This issue may also occur if "Everyone" has been removed from the root drive NTFS file system permissions. If "Everyone" has been removed from the root drive NTFS permissions, restore the "Everyone" group's NTFS permissions on the root folder by granting "Everyone" the special Read and Execute NTFS permissions on the root folder only.
To resolve this issue, turn on the DFS client. To do this, follow these steps.
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:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/ )How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
For additional information about problems that may occur when Windows applies group policies, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
814112Under this scenario on a Microsoft Windows 2000-based computer, you receive the following event IDs:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/814112/ )Files on network shares Open slowly or read-only or you receive an error message
Article ID: 314494 - Last Review: August 20, 2004 - Revision: 5.3