4
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1answer
219 views

Consistently slow domain logins / folder redirection

I've been trying to diagnose slow logins to my domain. One of my first stops was Domain login very slow 10+ minutes. So far I've been able to tell it has to do with my policy that applies folder ...
0
votes
2answers
166 views

Display a message to all users before logging in

I have a few public access computers. Is there a way, as soon as someone logs on, to have a popup that shows our policy text with an agree button on the bottom? And refuse to let them log in if they ...
1
vote
0answers
543 views

Clients slow to login with cached credentials off-network

Frustratingly enough, I can't remember what to search for online to fix this issue. So I humbly ask ServerFault to help slap the knowledge back into me. I have a few users (not all) that tend to ...
-1
votes
2answers
245 views

Reduce Windows login time by preloading profile

My workstation at work takes around 10 minutes to log in to Windows (running scripts, group policy / security tasks etc). As a result, users tend to lock / unlock machines without completely logging ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

IIS 7.5, on Windows 7, IIS User can't log in, “Cannot read configuration file due to insufficient permissions”

I am "experimenting" with Microsoft Internet Information Services 7.5, on a Windows 7 OS, as an FTP site. I have created a FTP-site, called "Opta-site", and, enabled "Anonymous Authentication", ...
1
vote
0answers
175 views

How can I speed up my login on a Windows 7 machine to a Samba domain?

This is a problem related to Windows 7 machines using a Samba 3.5 domain. I have searched feverishly and found many solutions but none have worked. I recently re-imaged a computer lab I'm in charge ...
0
votes
0answers
231 views

Windows 7 Starter - Automatic logon - revert back to manual logon after hard power failu

We are using Windows 7 starter machines for Media Advertising. We use netplwiz to enable automatic logon to windows, so if a reboot has to occur, the OS boots in, logs on, and starts the media. ...
2
votes
4answers
678 views

Is it possible to preload a user profile from a domain on a workstation that will be disconnected from the DC?

I have a few laptops here that need to have some users profiles preloaded onto them before sending them out in the field so that they can log into them without needing to be connected to the domain ...
1
vote
3answers
233 views

win7 default user login on Domain

I was wondering if there is a way besides in the registry to keep the last username from showing up on a new log in for a win7 computer on a domain. We have a few laptops that keep defaulting back ...
4
votes
2answers
470 views

How to reduce timeout for bad password on disconnected laptop?

I use a Windows 7 laptop computer. When not attached to my AD domain, if I enter an incorrect password, I have to wait approximately a full minute before the failure response comes back. When ...
0
votes
0answers
445 views

Option to use Ctrl-Alt-Del for login is disabled in Windows 7

I have just setup a new Dell Latitude notebook running Windows 7 Professional (x64). I joined it to our domain successfully and I want to use ctrl-alt-del for all logins. When I go to the advanced ...
0
votes
1answer
275 views

Slow log in times when not connected to domain [closed]

I am having the same slow boot isue as in your post and I was wondering if you ever found a solution? Corrently my only solutoin is to disconnect all network connections until the machine boots and ...
1
vote
0answers
44 views

When users login who have been recently moved in AD, they receive the wrong (old) login script

We are migrating our staff to Windows 7 from Windows Vista. We make changes to the users in AD by removing the roaming profile and changing the login script. For some odd reason sometimes (not for ...
0
votes
1answer
827 views

“RPC Server is unavailable” on Windows 7 Client with Samba3 making logon impossible

I am running an Samba 3.4.* Server with LDAP Backend on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS as a PDC for purely Windows 7 Clients (about 50). It worked quite fine for a long time, but now sometimes on some machines ...
3
votes
6answers
15k views

There are currently no logon servers available to service the logon request

We are currently facing a serious problem after we rolled out Windows 7 in our sales force: Several users reported that they cannot log into their laptop because the following message appears: There ...
5
votes
1answer
2k views

Powershell script to find if a user has logged in since last reboot

So I've been working on a Powershell script that needs to detect if an interactive logon has happened since the last reboot. I can force the system to restart before I launch the task, but I'd like to ...
2
votes
4answers
568 views

Custom handling of domain user profile creation

I want to hook into the domain user login system and handle my own local profile creation. I have two basic related questions: How do I intercept the domain user authentication? Can I handle the ...
1
vote
4answers
5k views

Win 7 laptop taking a long time to log on when off the domain

I've clicked through on a few forums but unable to find a suggestion for this issue. I have a user with a HP laptop which will boot perfectly fine whilst connected to the network but at home it will ...
3
votes
3answers
5k views

Windows 7 logon script net use fails

Our network PCs currently consists of Windows XP Professional on a mixed 2008/2003 domain, with exception to one machine, which is a new Windows 7 PC we have bought for testing before we deploy the ...
2
votes
6answers
15k views

Please wait for User Profile Service… on WIndows 7 takes around 1-2 minutes to process

When loggging into our domain, after entering account credentials the log in process takes around 1-2 minutes before it gets past the User Profile Service, the rest of the process takes 2-3 secs. ...
2
votes
2answers
3k views

Remote Desktop to Server 2008R2 fails from one particular Win7 client

I have a VPS running Windows Web Server 2008 R2. I'm able to connect using Remote Desktop from my home PC (Windows 7), personal laptop (Windows 7), and work laptop (Windows XP). However, I cannot ...
0
votes
2answers
30 views

How to set up Windows to use a network Desktop directory upon logging into a network

I want to set up a file server for a Windows network so that the each Windows 7 client will automatically set its Desktop, Documents, directories to each user's home directory on the network (much ...
0
votes
1answer
365 views

Untrusted Location

I've recently switched to roaming profiles in an XP and Windows 7 environment and also changed the login script. Can anyone tell me where I would find the info regarding messages that appear when ...
6
votes
3answers
11k views

Skip new Windows 7 user selection and go to login prompt

We've begun our migration to windows 7 and we ran into an interesting issue. When we hit "CTRL+ALT+DEL" we are brought to the "User selection Screen". Normally, this screen will have an icon for every ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Logon script not running

I tried making a logon script to map some network drives since I need more than homedir. I have applied to script to "logon" in a GPO on server 2008, but it does not run on the PC when I logon. When ...
1
vote
4answers
999 views

Why are my 2 new windows 7 (64 bit) workstations taking over 10 minutes to log on to the SBS 2008 domain?

we have a SBS 2008 domain. On this we have windows XP clients. However, we are testing the windows 7 (64 bit) machines on the network. It takes between 10 & 15 minutes to log on - every time! I ...
2
votes
7answers
14k views

Joining Multiple Domains in Windows 7

I'm an independent contractor with domain accounts at multiple client locations. I do my development work on a laptop and would like to be able to join the domain at each site. Under Windows XP I ...
2
votes
2answers
746 views

Windows 7 Login Screen

In a network install of Windows 7, is there a way to get back to the old style of username, password and Domain input? I don't like how if you want another user to login they have to click 2 buttons ...