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Important This article contains information about modifying the registry. Before you modify the registry, make sure to back it up and make sure that you understand how to restore the registry if a problem occurs. For information about how to back up, restore, and edit the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/256986/ )Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry
When you upgrade a Microsoft Windows 2000 domain controller to Microsoft Windows Server 2003, and then you restart the domain controller, you may receive one of the following error messages:
The system process LSASS.EXE terminated unexpectedly with status code -1073741571. The system will now shut down and restart.
The system process LSASS.EXE terminated unexpectedly with status code -1073741819. The system will now shut down and restart.
The "-1073741571" error may occur if the registry data type for the SearchList entry is set to a Dword value type (REG_DWORD) instead of to a String value type (REG_SZ) in the registry.
The "-1073741819" error may occur if the registry data type for the NSPI interface protocol sequences entry is set to a String value type (REG_SZ) instead of a Multi-String value type (REG_MULTI_SZ) in the registry.
Warning If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk. To resolve the problem that is related to the "-1073741571" error, follow these steps:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem will be corrected in Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1.
For additional information about Lsass.exe error messages, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/321024/ )"LSASS.EXE Terminated Unexpectedly with Status Code -1073741571" error message when you install BearShare
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/300038/ )Lsass.exe quits unexpectedly with status code -1073741819
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/255897/ )Lsass.exe may quit on Windows 2000 domain controller with reverse order search
Article ID: 838501 - Last Review: June 15, 2007 - Revision: 2.1