KB Article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2619880
Consider the following scenario:
In this scenario, you cannot start the application or service, and you receive the following error message:
The network path was not found
Here are some sample LDAP-related applications that are affected by the issue:
Active Directory Users and Computers MMC snap-inActive Directory Domain and Trusts MMC snap-inActive Directory Sites and Services MMC snap-inADSI Edit MMC snap-inGroup Policy Management MMC snap-inDHCP MMC snap-inLdp.exeMicrosoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Administration ConsoleAuthorization Manager (AzMan)
Goto Services Choose TCP/IP NetBios Helper goto properties select Logon
Click on names enter local service remove both passwords and apply.
goto General tab and start..
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