troubleshooting Question

Login Failure: The Target name is incorrect

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Windows NetworkingWindows Server 2003Active Directory
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Our firm experienced a major Power Outage today, much longer than our UPS's could handle, so ALL SERVERS were down for about 3 hours... We're a Win2K AD domain, running on a single server, with a second server, running Win2K3, as an additional DC... (Built this way before I got here)...

After the outage, it seemed at one point like the W2K3 box booted up before the W2K box, and I think some kind of "promotion" or "election" or "roles confusion" thing happened, because a number of Users are getting the "Login Failure:  Target name is incorrect" (or something very similar to that) when they try to hit Mapped Drives...

I read a thread here about DCPROMO and so forth, but a) I'm not sure that's really my answer, and b) after all that we went thru today, I'm hesitant to "demote" the W2K3 server...

Also (may be unrelated) MOST of our machines (servers and computers) have their Event Logs filled with 1030 and 1058 errors, about not being able to find GPT.ini and so forth...

Any thoughts on these things?  The Mapped Drives issue is more important, because Users NEED access to those drives to do their jobs, and only some of the Users are working normally after today's outage...

Thanks.
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