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chkdsk /f gives multiple invalid security id messages

Posted on 2006-07-06
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After creating a master image PC - we then sysprep and clone the PC using Imagecast.  On deploying the image to new hardware the chkdsk /f gives an invalid security identifier message for every file on the volume.  A message then appears that this is not an Authentic version of windows XP.  Any ideas?
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by:and235100
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Try this:

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=328874

manually update a single installation, and see if this helps (manually updating the key) - then you may find you have a bad image...
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by:fac044
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Hi,  We have an image from a week ago that works fine with the same valid VL number.  The problem has only started occurring since we have added a few minor applications.  The master image will chkdsk /f with no problem but when I sysprep and download to a new PC the chkdsk /f produces screens of these "invalid security id" errors.
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by:and235100
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What are the applications?
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by:fac044
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Applications were Dreamweaver MX 2004,Sigmaplot, Eclipse and Maple 8.
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by:FriarTuk
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The CHKDSK command incorrectly identifies certain security descriptors as not valid in Windows 2000
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;873437
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The CHKDSK utility incorrectly identifies and deletes in-use security descriptors
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;831374
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by:fac044
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We never did come up with a fix for this.  I eventually had to go back to an archived image and bring it up to date.  So far we have had no problems with this image.  Thanks for all comments.
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