Event Viewer Application Log Error

Posted on 2009-04-18
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
I get a lot of the below Errors on our Server 2003 Domain Controller that is also our DNS server. Can anyone tell me how to correct this? We are using a Server 2003 only environment and all computers are XP Pro.

Event Type:      Error
Event Source:      Userenv
Event Category:      None
Event ID:      1096
Date:            1/18/2009
Time:            3:38:14 AM
User:            NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM
Computer:      DC-Server
Windows cannot access the registry policy file, \\\sysvol\\Policies\{52B2F309-016D-11c3-945F-00C04bc2349}\Machine\registry.pol. (Access is denied. ).

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Question by:dsterling
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    Accepted Solution

    The processing of Group Policy failed. Windows could not apply the registry-based policy settings for the provided Group Policy object.

    Check this, it applies to win2008 server, but it could work with win2003 server too.
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    Please, check the following notes in MS:

    Also, this is a good KB to analyze:


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