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The ISA Server Packet Filter Extension Driver service failed to start

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.

Author:
Mohammed Athif Khaleel MVP
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SUMMARY
The ISA Server Packet Filter Extension Driver service failed to start due to the following error: This driver has been blocked from loading.
SYMPTOMS
You see the following event after installing ISA Server 2000 on Windows Server 2003
 
Event Type: Error
Event Source: Service Control Manager
Event Category: None
Event ID: 7000
User:  N/A

Description:
The ISA Server Packet Filter Extension Driver service failed to start due to the following error: This driver has been blocked from loading.

 
CAUSE
When you install ISA 2000 on Windows Server 2003, it automatically blocks ISA Server Packet Filter Extension Driver & the service fails to start.
RESOLUTION
When you install ISA 2000 on Windows Server 2003, it automatically blocks ISA Server Packet Filter Extension Driver from loading. To resolve this, install;
 
ISA Server 2000: Required Updates for Windows Server 2003

 
Or, Install Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2000 Service Pack 2. SP 2 includes Fixes that enable ISA Server to run on Microsoft Windows Server™ 2003, Standard Edition and Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition.

 
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Article ID: 555427 - Last Review: 08/17/2005 10:34:29 - Revision: 1.0

  • Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
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