The Windows Directory Service database could not be initialized and returned error %1. Unrecoverable error, the directory can’t continue.

Details
Product: Windows Operating System
Event ID: 1003
Source: Active Directory
Version: 5.0
Symbolic Name: DIRLOG_DBINIT_FAILED
Message: The Windows Directory Service database could not be initialized and returned error %1. Unrecoverable error, the directory can’t continue.
   
Explanation

Active Directory could not be started. The operating system cannot recover from this error.

   
User Action

Restore the local domain controller from backup media.

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