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After you install Service Pack 2 (SP2) for Microsoft Windows 2000, you may experience one or both of the following behaviors:
This issue may occur if the Microsoft Winsock Proxy client is installed on the computer on which you install Service Pack 2 for Windows 2000.
To work around this issue, use one of the following methods.
Method 1: Windows 2000 Domain ControllersIf you do not have to have the Winsock Proxy Client program, remove it. Active Directory snap-ins work correctly when this program is removed.
Method 2: Windows 2000 Servers Running Exchange 2000 ServerIf you have to have the Winsock Proxy Client program, remove Service Pack 2, and then reinstall Service Pack 1 for Windows 2000.
If you did not back up the Windows 2000 Service Pack 1 files during the SP2 update, use the Windows 2000 File Checker utility (Sfc.exe) to restore the original Windows 2000 protected operating system files, and then re-apply Service Pack 1 for Windows 2000.
For additional information about the Sfc.exe utility, click the article numbers below to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/222471/EN-US/ )Description of the Windows System File Checker Tool
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/222473/EN-US/ )Registry Settings for Windows File Protection
222193To obtain Service Pack 1 for Windows 2000, please visit the following Microsoft Web site:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/222193/EN-US/ )Description of the Windows 2000 Windows File Protection Feature
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
Article ID: 322307 - Last Review: October 24, 2013 - Revision: 3.3