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Microsoft KB Archive/254974

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Error Message: The Request Timed Out and Could Not Be Completed


The information in this article applies to:

  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server


When you use the Disk Management snap-in in Computer Management or customized Management Console, you may receive the following error message:

The request timed out and could not be completed.


This issue can occur for any of the following reasons:

  • There is a problem with the network connection.
  • There is a problem with the hard disk.


To resolve this issue, correct any hardware problems, including cables and SCSI termination. Check the System Event log for any device errors and use the appropriate steps to resolve those errors.

For information about troubleshooting event errors, please see the following articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

Q154690 How to Troubleshoot Event 9 and Event 11 Error Messages

Q92765 Terminating a SCSI Device

Additional query words:

Keywords : kberrmsg kbhw kbnetwork KBW2KHOME
Issue type : kbprb
Technology : kbwin2000AdvServ kbwin2000AdvServSearch kbwin2000DataServ kbwin2000DataServSearch kbwin2000Serv kbwin2000ServSearch kbwin2000Search kbwin2000ProSearch kbwin2000Pro kbWinAdvServSearch kbWinDataServSearch

Last Reviewed: October 24, 2000
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