Use the Current Service Packs and Post-Service Pack Releases

To reduce the likelihood of FRS errors, it is recommended that all replica members run the current service packs and post-service pack releases for either Windows 2000 Server or Windows Server 2003.

Windows 2000 Server

We recommend that you install one of the following:

Windows Server 2003

Windows Server 2003 and the pre-Service Pack 1 release of Ntfrs.exe as described in article 823230, "Issues That Are Fixed in the Pre-Service Pack 1 Release of Ntfrs.exe" at