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Article ID: 277700 - Last Review: October 26, 2013 - Revision: 2.0

This article was previously published under Q277700
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The following registry entry identifies the cluster node ID:
If the NodeID is inadvertently changed to the other node number (for example, from 1 to 2 or from 2 to 1) either during an upgrade or manually, an access violation is generated when the Cluster service is started.


The node that has the incorrect entry in the registry attempts to read the wrong node parameters, causing the access violation.


To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
260910  ( ) How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date        Time    Version        Size     File name
   10/25/2000  3:36PM  5.0.2195.2569  677,136  Clussvc.exe


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 2.

More information

For additional information about how to install Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 hotfixes at the same time, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
249149  ( ) Installing Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 Hotfixes

Applies to
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
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