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Fix Event ID 4015

In follow up to our previous posting in regards to the event ID 4015 error in windows 2003 or windows 2008 we have created a registry file. You may use this to fix the error however please consult with your IT support department and use the file at your own risk.

What is Error Event ID 4015?

The general message is " The DNS server has encountered a critical error from the Active Directory. Check that Active Directory is functioning properly. The extended error debug information (which may be empty) is "". The event data contains the error. ...." This error will result in a considerably long delay when you boot your server. Thus to resolve the issue we need to fix the registry entry for windows timing. This may be one of the possible solutions but in our case it worked fine. Here is a snap shot of the error: fix Error ID 4015

How to fix Event ID 4015?

Download the following registry file: download [wpdm_package id='775']   and double click on the file. You will see some error message similar to the following image: Error-Event-ID-4015-Registry Import       This will essentially replace the following key in your computer: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\W32Time\TimeProviders\NtpClient] "Enabled"=dword:00000000 This should resolve the issue however discuss the problem with your IT support and use the file at your own risk.