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After you change a user account name, the LookupAccountSid function still returns the old name.
The LookupAccountSid function accepts a security identifier (SID) as input. It retrieves the name of the account for this SID and the name of the first domain on which this SID is found:
If the LookupAccountSid function is called with a NULL lpSystemName function, it looks in the SID cache on the local computer before it goes to a domain controller. If an entry is not found or if the entry has expired in the SID cache, the domain controller is contacted. If this entry is a new entry, it is added to the SID cache on the local computer. If this entry is an expired entry, the refresh time is updated to the current time. The entries in the cache expire every five minutes. For expired entries, only the refresh time is updated. As a result, if the account name is changed, the SID cache contains the old name until you restart the computer. Because the domain controller is contacted when the entry in the SID cache expires, the correct name is returned on the first call to LookupAccountSid after the entry expires. However, the SID entry is not updated with the correct name in the SID cache and later calls return the old name.
Service Pack InformationTo resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/260910/EN-US/ )How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
Hotfix InformationA 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.
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, submit a request to 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:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote 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. The English version of this fix has the file attributes (or later) 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 -------------------------------------------------------- 03-Oct-2002 13:11 5.0.2195.6076 124,176 Adsldp.dll 03-Oct-2002 13:11 5.0.2195.5781 131,344 Adsldpc.dll 03-Oct-2002 13:11 5.0.2195.5781 62,736 Adsmsext.dll 03-Oct-2002 13:11 5.0.2195.6052 358,160 Advapi32.dll 03-Oct-2002 13:11 5.0.2195.6058 49,424 Browser.dll 03-Oct-2002 13:11 5.0.2195.6012 135,952 Dnsapi.dll 03-Oct-2002 13:11 5.0.2195.6076 96,016 Dnsrslvr.dll 03-Oct-2002 13:11 5.0.2195.5722 45,328 Eventlog.dll 03-Oct-2002 13:11 5.0.2195.6059 146,704 Kdcsvc.dll 05-Sep-2002 18:18 5.0.2195.6048 200,976 Kerberos.dll 21-Aug-2002 09:27 5.0.2195.6023 71,248 Ksecdd.sys 03-Oct-2002 13:08 5.0.2195.6078 507,664 Lsasrv.dll 03-Oct-2002 13:08 5.0.2195.6078 33,552 Lsass.exe 27-Aug-2002 15:53 5.0.2195.6034 108,816 Msv1_0.dll 03-Oct-2002 13:11 5.0.2195.5979 307,472 Netapi32.dll 03-Oct-2002 13:11 5.0.2195.6075 360,720 Netlogon.dll 03-Oct-2002 13:11 5.0.2195.6076 918,800 Ntdsa.dll 03-Oct-2002 13:11 5.0.2195.6025 389,392 Samsrv.dll 03-Oct-2002 13:11 5.0.2195.5951 129,296 Scecli.dll 03-Oct-2002 13:11 5.0.2195.5951 302,864 Scesrv.dll 03-Oct-2002 13:11 5.0.2195.5859 48,912 W32time.dll 04-Jun-2002 14:32 5.0.2195.5859 57,104 W32tm.exe 03-Oct-2002 13:11 5.0.2195.6052 126,224 Wldap32.dll 03-Oct-2002 13:08 5.0.2195.6078 507,664 Lsasrv.dll
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 Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4.
For additional information about how to obtain a hotfix for Windows 2000 Datacenter Server, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/265173/EN-US/ )The Datacenter Program and Windows 2000 Datacenter Server Product
Article ID: 329420 - Last Review: February 27, 2014 - Revision: 2.9