"Stop 0x0000006b" or Setup stops responding at "Setup is starting Windows" when you install a Windows XP SP1 client image from a Windows 2000-based RIS server

Support for Windows Server 2003 ended on July 14, 2015

Microsoft ended support for Windows Server 2003 on July 14, 2015. This change has affected your software updates and security options. Learn what this means for you and how to stay protected.

This article was previously published under Q327536
If you try to install a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 image, or a Microsoft Windows XP client image with slipstreamed Windows XP Service Pack 1 (SP1) or Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) from a Remote Installation Services (RIS) server, Setup stops responding at the "Setup is Starting Windows" message. Or, you may receive the following Stop error message on a blue screen:
STOP: 0x0000006b (0xC000020A, 0x00000002, 0x0000000, 0x00000000) PROCESS1_INITIALIZATION_FAILED
Note The four parameters that are inside the parentheses can vary according to the configuration of the computer.

You experience this problem if the following conditions are true:
  • You are using a Windows Server 2003-based RIS server.
  • The domain controller to which your RIS server connects is running a version of Microsoft Windows 2000 Server.
This problem occurs because the Windows 2000-based domain controller does not support the Server Message Block (SMB) signing that is used by the Windows Server 2003-based RIS server. Therefore, you receive an error message when the RIS server tries to connect to the Windows 2000-based domain controller to authenticate on behalf of the RIS client.

Note Windows Server 2003, Windows XP SP1 and Windows XP SP2 use NTLM version 2 (NTLMv2) during the client-logon phase of the RIS installation.

Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Windows 2000. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to obtain the latest Windows 2000 service pack

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.


You must have Windows 2000 service pack 2 installed to apply this hotfix.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Version        Size       File name    ----------------------------------------------------------   26-Aug-2002  17:52  5.0.2195.5781    123,664  Adsldp.dll   26-Aug-2002  17:52  5.0.2195.5781    131,344  Adsldpc.dll   26-Aug-2002  17:52  5.0.2195.5781     62,736  Adsmsext.dll   26-Aug-2002  17:52  5.0.2195.5992    358,160  Advapi32.dll   26-Aug-2002  17:52  5.0.2195.5265     42,256  Basesrv.dll   26-Aug-2002  17:52  5.0.2195.5855     49,424  Browser.dll   26-Aug-2002  17:52  5.0.2195.6012    135,952  Dnsapi.dll   26-Aug-2002  17:52  5.0.2195.6012     96,016  Dnsrslvr.dll   26-Aug-2002  17:52  5.0.2195.5722     45,328  Eventlog.dll   26-Aug-2002  17:52  5.0.2195.5907    222,992  Gdi32.dll   26-Aug-2002  17:52  5.0.2195.5859    145,680  Kdcsvc.dll   04-Jun-2002  14:31  5.0.2195.5859    199,952  Kerberos.dll   26-Aug-2002  17:52  5.0.2195.6011    708,880  Kernel32.dll   21-Aug-2002  09:27  5.0.2195.6023     71,248  Ksecdd.sys   22-Jul-2002  16:54  5.0.2195.5960    507,152  Lsasrv.dll   22-Jul-2002  16:54  5.0.2195.5960     33,552  Lsass.exe   26-Aug-2002  17:52  5.0.2195.4733    332,560  Msgina.dll   12-Aug-2002  17:54  5.0.2195.6006    108,816  Msv1_0.dll   26-Aug-2002  17:52  5.0.2195.5979    307,472  Netapi32.dll   26-Aug-2002  17:52  5.0.2195.5966    360,720  Netlogon.dll   26-Aug-2002  17:52  5.0.2195.5979    916,752  Ntdsa.dll   26-Aug-2002  17:52  5.0.2195.6025    389,392  Samsrv.dll   26-Aug-2002  17:52  5.0.2195.5951    129,296  Scecli.dll    26-Aug-2002  17:52  5.0.2195.5951    302,864  Scesrv.dll   26-Aug-2002  17:52  5.0.2195.6000    379,664  User32.dll   26-Aug-2002  17:52  5.0.2195.5968    369,936  Userenv.dll   26-Aug-2002  17:52  5.0.2195.5859     48,912  W32time.dll   04-Jun-2002  14:32  5.0.2195.5859     57,104  W32tm.exe   24-Aug-2002  11:50  5.0.2195.6028  1,642,416  Win32k.sys   15-Aug-2002  08:30  5.0.2195.6013    179,472  Winlogon.exe   26-Aug-2002  17:52  5.0.2195.5935    243,472  Winsrv.dll    26-Aug-2002  17:52  5.0.2195.5944    125,712  Wldap32.dll 				
Note Apply this hotfix on Windows 2000-based domain controllers, not the RIS servers. You must apply the hotfix on each Windows 2000-based domain controller in the domain to make sure that the error message does not occur again.

Important If the computer is in a child domain with a parent domain above it, and the parent domain has not been updated, the fix that is described in this article does not work in the child domain.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4.
The problem does not occur if you try to install Windows Server 2003-based RIS clients, Windows XP SP1-based RIS clients, or Windows XP SP2-based RIS clients in the following scenario:
  • You are using a Windows Server 2003-based RIS server.
  • The domain controller that your RIS server connects to is running a version of Windows Server 2003.
Even with the hotfix installed, the following components do not work correctly with NTLMv2-only authentication.

Note NTLMv2-only authentication is enabled by setting the LMCompatibilityLevel value to 5.
  • Windows 2000-based RIS servers.
  • Windows XP original release version-based RIS clients, Windows 2000-based RIS clients, or Microsoft Windows NT-based RIS clients.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
285901 Remote access, VPN, and RIS clients cannot establish sessions with a server that is configured to accept only NTLM version 2 authentication

Article ID: 327536 - Last Review: 11/04/2007 05:03:29 - Revision: 5.13

Microsoft Windows 2000 Server SP1, Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 3, Microsoft Windows 2000 Server SP2, Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server SP1, Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server SP2, Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server SP3, Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP1, Microsoft Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2 (SP2), Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Web Edition, Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86), Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)

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