[gptalk] Re[2]: Default Domain Policy corrupt, with 13

  • From: Mathieu CHATEAU <gollum123@xxxxxxx>
  • To: toddblake@xxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 19 Aug 2006 11:21:15 +0200

Hello toddblake,

Yes, it sould !


Saturday, August 19, 2006, 1:08:08 AM, you wrote:

tan> Mathieu.

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

tan> thanks 

tan> Todd

tan> Are you thinking 
tan> ---- 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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>> Best regards,
>>  Mathieu                            mailto:gollum123@xxxxxxx
>> 




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