dcdiag.exe - Entry Point Not Found

Running Microsoft Windows 2000 SBS server SP3 and all current patches.

When I attempt to run dcdiag.exe I recieve an error window with the title "dcdiag.exe - Entry Point Not Found."  

The error listed in the window is "The procedure entry point DsIsMangledDnW could not be located in the dynamic link library NTDSAPI.dll."

I have searched the web, Experts-Exchange, TechNet, Knowledege Base and am unable to find a fix for this issue.  There is one error similar to this posted in this in a KB article: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb%3Ben-us%3B320063

Any help would be greatly appreciated.


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The "entry point not found" is typical of a service pack mismatch;  your admin tool (dcdiag.exe) is out of sync with the service pack level of your system.

To fix: go to the service pack 3 folder, and find "adminpack.msi"  Right click it and select install.  When you service pack a machine, it does not automatically also upgrade your admin tools.  You have to do that separately. (relax, no reboot will be required if none of the tools are in use....)

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MSGeekAuthor Commented:
Steve.. thanks.  Heres a dumb question, wheres the sp3 folder?  A drive search for adminpack.msi did not come up with ANYTHING.
MSGeekAuthor Commented:
Can I load the adminpack.msi from the 2003 Server CD?
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MSGeekAuthor Commented:
Admin tools from Sever 2003 will not install on Win2k Server.  I reinstalled the adminpack.msi from my win2k Server CD and all is well.  Dcdiag also passed all tests except file ntfrs which I am not using, single server environment.

Thanks Steve for heading me in the right direction.  I should have know this one.
the sp3 folder I was talking about is an expanded Service Pack 3 installation folder....  The Adminpack.msi is also updated and shipped along with the service pack (network install version), but it is not installed by default...
Glad to help.

MSGeekAuthor Commented:
Thanks again.  That was a quick 1000 pts for ya!  :)
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