dcpromo initiates shutdown

Posted on 2005-04-07
Last Modified: 2010-04-14
Hi all,

I've got this problem when trying to run dcpromo on a Win2000 domain server: it initiates a shutdown as soon as I type "dcpromo" in the run box and press enter.  I'm trying to make this machine an additional DC.

(By shutdown, I mean that it displays the 30second countdown window that you see if you were to run "shutdown -r")

Anyway, the problem never goes away.

The machine affected is running W2K Server 2000 SP4 FW1.1 and all the latest patches (except the FW1.1 service pack 1).
The domain is a Win2K Active Directory type.


Question by:simplyamazing
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    Accepted Solution

    I think its a module confilct.
    Did you run Sfc /scannow from run box in Start Menu?
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    by:Nick Sui
    Thanks! Did you solve the problem?

    Let me know.

    Thanks again

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