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2answers
69 views

Not able to rejoin an XP Pro PC to a windows 2008 Domain Endpoint mapper error

I know many people claim to get this error and that this could be caused by the RPC services or some other registry port limits, however I have spend hours trying to resolve an issue that all started ...
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2answers
1k views

Windows sytem get slow when added to domain ( abc.com)

Client OS- Windows XP DC - Windows Server 2008 R2 Earlier all my Windows system was in workgroup. I have created domain in windows ( abc.com ) and added all the system to domain. But in one ...
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3answers
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Domain login very slow 10+ minutes

We are racking our brains trying to figure this problem out an are currently stuck! Basically we are having issues with some users taking ages to log in in the mornings, some times up to 20 minutes, ...
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1answer
478 views

Accessing Workgroup Shared Folder from Domain

I have a domain and a workgroup. My users are supposed to upload files on regular basis to several shared folders on the workgroup. I have difficulty accessing the workgroup shared folders without ...
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1answer
4k views

Can not join comp to the domain… greyed out

I have an old WinXP Pro SP3 computer I need to join to the domain, simple right? not really. When I go to control panel -> system -> computer name and click on CHANGE ("rename this computer") ...
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2answers
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Unable to ping domain.local, but can ping server.domain.local

I have a single windows 2008 server running active directory, group policy, and DNS. DHCP is running from the firewall (this is because there are multiple branch locations, and each location has its ...
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1answer
1k views

Windows XP Computer moved from domain member to workgroup member: Can I restore my old user profile?

My computer with Windows XP (SP3) was member in a (Windows-NT) domain and has been moved into a Windows workgroup. A lot of settings are lost now: desktop configuration and design, windows explorer ...
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2answers
549 views

Connect Xp pro to samba domain controller

I was recently given the job of network and systems administrator. I was given the task of creating a server for our small office network. I went with ubuntu server 11.10 because of the cost factor. ...
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1answer
1k views

Domain user periodically can't login, but only temporarily?

Ok, this is a strange one that I'm having trouble replicating letting alone solving. I have a user who uses two computers (both XP sp3) on the domain with a roaming profile. She has no problems on ...
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2answers
291 views

Server 2003 anonymous time sync

we've got a DC on Server 2003 the domain is running fine and all but I've got a problem with our external sites which are connected via the MPLS but not on the domain. The shops are running thin ...
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2answers
353 views

How to force Windows XP to login into the domain upon boot, and then self-lock

Is it possible to force an XP machine on a domain to login as a certain user and then lock upon boot?
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1answer
513 views

Windows XP on domain: Is it possible to create a user profile directory prior to user logging onto computer

I'm prepping a couple workstations that will replace older systems in a remote office that does not have local IT staff. Users will connect the new computers in place of the old computers when they ...
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3answers
365 views

Windows network takes long time to access

I have 4 Winodws XP systems connected in a domain with Windows 2003 server. Domain name is "SoftGenIndia". We are using Star topology. I have checked all the cables and connections, all are OK. What ...
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2answers
149 views

Allow WRITE access to local folders machine in 2003SBS AD

Have a SBS2003 client with a mess of a domain that is in process of being cleaned. But, for the life of me I cannot find a setting that will allow write access to the local hard disk for domain ...
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1answer
192 views

A domain on plesk server suspends automatically everyday

I have a domain on my plesk server and it suspends automatically everyday. Why?
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2k views

Changing Windows XP from one domain to another. How to preserve local user profile

I have 5 XP machines, and 1 Windows 7 machine, on a domain. Each machine is used by individual users, and have their profile stored locally at "C:\Documents and Settings\user_name". I have to change ...
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5answers
4k views

Domain computer on the network but can't see its own domain

I have one computer that is acting very strangly when working with the domain. I have removed and rejoined this computer to the domain and it found and connected to the domain just fine. but it is ...
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1answer
490 views

Migrating machine from domain to workgroup, issues with file ownership

I followed the guide at http://msmvps.com/blogs/clustering/archive/2004/10/06/15096.aspx to move my laptop from a domain to a workgroup. One thing caught my eye, and that is: - There's still a ton ...
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1answer
1k views

workgroup and domain should not be on the same network?

"A workgroup and domain should not be on the same network if it is then you have a problem. (Don't tell me any reson why a WG and DM should be on same network I don't care!)" Why? What are the CONs ...
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3answers
345 views

Leaving domain / user account

I have a laptop that joined a domain here in my home network and I login as \mydomain\myuser I want to remove it from the domain but keep the \myuser account, since it has all of my application ...
2
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4answers
3k views

Can't delete profile

I have a client machine (XP SP3) which used to be connected to a windows 2003 domain, but the server has since gone down due to a hard drive failure, however the profiles still remain in 'documents ...
2
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1answer
324 views

Domain workstation acting up and I can't track it down

I have a developer with a Windows XP (SP2) 64 bit machine. If the machine is left on overnight (or any period of time longer than 5-6 hours) it takes 2-3 minutes to open any local drive and his ...
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1answer
252 views

Roaming profile is not loaded when user's password expires and is changed

Our password policy makes users change pw every 30 days, when this happens they sometimes find they are logged on with a local profile and none of their settings. This generally only happens when the ...
2
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1answer
3k views

Software restriction policies set in the registry don't update Local Group Policy

The joys of a Samba domain... First off Domain Group policy can't be used until Samba 4 arrives. We need to setup Software Restriction Policies (SRPs) on most of the computers in our Samba domain ...
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3answers
889 views

Windows XP - Password Expiration Popup does not appear

I have a user whose password expiration popup won't appear even though he's within the 14 day window configured within his group policy settings. He's running Windows XP Pro Service Pack 3 logging ...
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3answers
121 views

Using Domain Accounts on a Domain That You're Not Connected To

Is it possible to use a domain account from a domain other than the one the machine is currently on? (Like for instance, connecting to a network drive that's attached to another domain). Thanks for ...
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2answers
2k views

Accessing a shared USB printer outside the domain?

I have a setup with a Windows XP Professional computer joined to a domain. This computer has a USB printer installed, which is in turn shared. I can use this printer from other computers fine, as long ...
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7answers
1k views

Can I temporarily add Windows XP computer to domain?

Is it possible to use my home computer on the work domain some of the time? I would like it have my computer normally run on just my local network and not be part of the domain. The computer can VPN ...
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7answers
2k views

Legacy apps requiring administrator privileges on XP

I have a legacy Windows 95 app that needs to be run as an Administrator. This is used by students in a school domain. My predecessor set up a domain administrator account for this purpose and a ...