Windows Win32 Error 0x00002171 – ERROR_DS_INIT_FAILURE_CONSOLE

In this post, you’ll learn about the Win32 Error “0x00002171 – ERROR_DS_INIT_FAILURE_CONSOLE” that you get when debugging system erors in Windows.

The System Error Codes in Windows is a standard computer errors that occurs on Windows PCs. The System Error are usually intended for the developers troubleshooting issues related to the messages returned by the GetLastError.

Most of these Windows Errors are defined in the WinError.h file. The description of these error codes are very general and requires some bit of analysis to understand the exact issue.

Error Message


Error Description

Directory Services could not start because of the following error: %1. Error Status: 0x%2. Click OK to shut down the system. You can use the Recovery Console to further diagnose the system.