[gptalk] Re: Default Domain Policy corrupt, with 13

  • From: <toddblake@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: Mathieu CHATEAU <gollum123@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 18 Aug 2006 16:08:08 -0700

Mathieu.

OK, I'll give that a try, so I'm clear, are you saying below to move out the 
file "registry.pol" and then fire up GPMC and make a change?.  Will this 
recreate a new registry.pol file?

thanks 

Todd

Are you thinking 
---- Mathieu CHATEAU <gollum123@xxxxxxx> wrote: 
> Hello toddblake,
> 
> What i would do:
> -Log on the PDC.
> -move out 
> c:\windows\sysvol\policies\{31B2F340-016D-11D2-945F-00C04FB984F9}\User\registry.pol
> -Go to the GPMC on the server.
> -Make a change to force a new ID for this gpo
> -Force a sync between DC
> 
> Cheers,
> Mathieu CHATEAU
> http://lordoftheping.blogspot.com
> 
> Friday, August 18, 2006, 8:55:21 PM, you wrote:
> 
> tan> Hi everyone.
> 
> tan> I have a problem with our "Default Domain Policy", specifically
> tan> the user portion.  We are running both W2K and W2K3 DC's in W2K
> tan> Native mode.  Below message appears while trying to edit the GPO on a 
> W2K3 GPMC box.
> 
> tan> START*****************
> tan> the file
> tan> 
> "\\...\policies\{31B2F340-016D-11D2-945F-00C04FB984F9}\User\registry.pol" is 
> not
> tan> in a valid format. The file might be corrupt. Use Group Policy Object 
> Editor to reconfigure
> tan> the settings in this extension.
> tan> END********************
> 
> tan> Below is from the Application Log,
> tan> START***********************
> tan> EventID 1000
> tan> Windows cannot access the registry information at
> tan> \\...\Policies\{31B2F340-016D-11D2-945F-00C04FB984F9}\User\registry.pol 
> with (13).
> tan> END*************************
> 
> tan> Is there any way I can recover from this, I don't have a useable
> tan> system state and this has been happening for months.  I've
> tan> googled and come up with alot of hits but none with the (13) error.
> 
> tan> Would it be possible for me to rename the registry.pol file and
> tan> then fire up GPMC and see if it notices there is no registry.pol,
> tan> would this create a blank one for this GP?
> 
> tan> Or should I run "DCGPOFIX.EXE /TARGET:DOMAIN" on a W2K3 box and
> tan> have it recreate the default policy and then add all the modifications 
> back in?
> 
> tan> At this point I can't edit the gpo, it comes back with an "unspecified 
> erro"
> 
> tan> Thanks for any suggestions.....
> 
> tan> Todd
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