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Problems with GPO on Terminal server

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We are getting the following errors on a newly created Windows 2000 server.

Event Type:      Error
Event Source:      Userenv
Event Category:      None
Event ID:      1000
Date:            1/23/2007
Time:            10:31:45 AM
User:            LAFAYETTE\flschmidt
Computer:      LCH01
Description:
Windows cannot query for the list of Group Policy objects . A message that describes the reason for this was previously logged by this policy engine.


Event Type:      Error
Event Source:      Userenv
Event Category:      None
Event ID:      1000
Date:            1/23/2007
Time:            10:31:45 AM
User:            LAFAYETTE\flschmidt
Computer:      LCH01
Description:
Windows cannot access the file gpt.ini for GPO  The file must be present at the location <>. (). Group Policy processing aborted.


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I removed the GPO link to this particular user group and I still recieve the error.  I ran GPRESULT and recieved the LookupAccountSid failed with 1789.

The new server (Win2000) didn't have a DNS entry (neither an A or a pointer record).  I manually created these records but the error still shows up.  I checked the security on the SYSVOL folders and made sure to follow MS's recommended security steps.

Some more information....
This server is a terminal server connecting two separate networks; one of which is a closed network.
One NIC is setup on the main domain and has IP, subne, gateway, and DNS.  the other NIC only has IP, and subnet.  This would normally be a problem but the 'old' terminal server functioned this way.

ALL OTHER SERVERS AND PCs ARE WORKING FINE.  I have read that I should recreate the SYSVOL folders and all sorts of crazy stuff.  I definitely do not want to do that unless Microsoft themselves tell me to.  Any help is greatly appreciated!!!
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