You receive a "The system cannot find message text for message number 0x%1" error message when you try to log on to a Windows Server 2003 domain with a Windows 2000 Service Pack 4-based computer

When you try to log on to a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 domain with your Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4-based computer, you may receive the following error message.
The system can not log you on due to the following error:
The system cannot find message text for message number 0x%1 in the message file for %2.

Please try again or consult your system administrator.
This problem occurs if your user account is configured with the Smart card is required for interactive logon setting and if you try to log on to the domain without a smart card. When this problem occurs, the Windows Server 2003 authentication component does not return the correct error message.

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.

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: 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.


Windows 2000 Service Pack 4.

Restart requirement

You must restart your 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   ----------------------------------------------------------   07-Oct-2004  07:26  5.0.2195.6968    382,224  Advapi32.dll        24-Mar-2004  02:17  5.0.2195.6866     69,904  Browser.dll         24-Mar-2004  02:17  5.0.2195.6824    134,928  Dnsapi.dll          24-Mar-2004  02:17  5.0.2195.6876     92,432  Dnsrslvr.dll        24-Mar-2004  02:17  5.0.2195.6883     47,888  Eventlog.dll        24-Mar-2004  02:17  5.0.2195.6890    143,632  Kdcsvc.dll          13-Sep-2004  19:47  5.0.2195.6974    206,608  Kerberos.dll        21-Sep-2003  00:32  5.0.2195.6824     71,888  Ksecdd.sys   11-Mar-2004  02:37  5.0.2195.6902    520,976  Lsasrv.dll          25-Feb-2004  23:59  5.0.2195.6902     33,552  Lsass.exe           07-Oct-2004  07:26  5.0.2195.6974    335,120  Msgina.dll          19-Jun-2003  20:05  5.0.2195.6680    117,520  Msv1_0.dll          24-Mar-2004  02:17  5.0.2195.6897    312,592  Netapi32.dll        19-Jun-2003  20:05  5.0.2195.6695    371,984  Netlogon.dll        24-Mar-2004  02:17  5.0.2195.6896  1,028,880  Ntdsa.dll           24-Mar-2004  02:17  5.0.2195.6897    388,368  Samsrv.dll          24-Mar-2004  02:17  5.0.2195.6893    111,376  Scecli.dll          24-Mar-2004  02:17  5.0.2195.6903    253,200  Scesrv.dll          05-Oct-2004  15:46  5.0.2195.6981  5,901,824  Sp3res.dll          24-Mar-2004  02:17  5.0.2195.6824     50,960  W32time.dll         21-Sep-2003  00:32  5.0.2195.6824     57,104  W32tm.exe         
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For additional information about how hotfix packages are named, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
816915 New file naming schema for Microsoft Windows software update packages
For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

Article ID: 885275 - Last Review: 10/26/2006 22:11:52 - Revision: 1.5

Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition, Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server

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