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2answers
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Users randomly unable to log into certain computers

I have an issue where users are randomly unable to log onto a certain computer. We have Windows Server 2003, and XP for the clients. The error that appears is the generic "Wrong username or bad ...
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1answer
29 views

user cannot log on even after password reset

I have a user that cannot log on, even after reseting the password. It allows the user to 'Change password at first log on' but then does not let the user log in. The only error that displays is the ...
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2answers
163 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 ...
3
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1answer
272 views

How to force users to answer survey on login?

In a network with Windows XP and Windows 2003 as DC, I need to force users to answer a survey "on login". What needs to happen is this: User writes login and password Logs on successfully The ...
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0answers
192 views

“hkcu\volatile environment” missing, hkcu\environment not read

This question is very similar to this one. Suddenly, my "HKCU\Volatile Environment" keys disappeared, and my system no longer reads HKCU\Environment unless I reset it explicitly using SETX (which I ...
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2answers
1k views

Cannot logon to Windows on a domain. (cloned version works fine)

I have a Windows XP system that I cloned in June. Since then I have been using the cloned HDD (which was new). This morning I put the original drive back into the machine, and attempted to login to ...
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3answers
626 views

“Allow logon locally” policy missing on Win XP

My active directory (SBS 2003) domain users cannot log on locally to a given client machine (XP SP3). Logon with the domain admin works. I would like users to be able to logon locally to this ...
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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 ...
2
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1answer
753 views

Why does windows login hang up on “Applying Computer Settings” for 3-5 minutes

I have a server that hosts about 20 virtual machines. The VM's all use Windows XP. When you log in to any of them after booting them up, it will take about 3-5 minutes to log you in and freeze up on ...
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0answers
152 views

windows xp logon required in order to use a smartcard reader from a service

I folks, first time here. My company bought an appliance that provide web service for massive digital signature. That appliance is a simple windows xp machine, with a multicard reader attacched via ...
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3answers
104 views

Win XP and auto login

How to enforce autologin not just first time when computer boots, but even if user click logoff. So when user clicks logoff, he is imidiatly loged back.
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1answer
64 views

Why machine is no longer available to logon remotely after logoff

XP machine on a domain. Have given remote access to two users, so they logoff of their sessions when complete. When they do, the machine is not pingable and will not respond to anything but a console ...
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1answer
268 views

Which Windows remote connections bypass LSA? and what r definitions of login vs. logon session?

Having been downvoted 4 times for answering in http://serverfault.com/questions/169149/has-windows-xp-support-multiple-remote-login-session-rdp-at-a-time/169153#169153 that Windows XP supports ...
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2answers
697 views

MS licensing of multiple RDP sessions for non-MS products in Windows XP Pro [closed]

Question 1) and 2) were moved into separate thread Which Windows remote connections bypass LSA? and what r definitions of login vs. logon session? 3) Do I understand correctly that multiple remote ...
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1answer
328 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 ...
2
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2answers
3k views

See what time a user logged into a windows box

From a Windows XP command line, how do I get the time I logged into and/or out of the current machine? I'm looking for something like the UNIX last command which lists active and previous login ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Is there a way to completely flush cached AD credentials on a user workstation?

An AD user updated their AD password, but a couple applications on their workstation appear to still be using their old AD credentials. Is there an easy way to flush out cached AD credentials on ...
0
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8answers
5k views

Tried to join a workgroup but now can't log into system [closed]

Help - I tried to join a workgroup but now all of a sudden I can't log into my system. I get an account not found error. Also for some reason when I click the options button on the log in screen I ...
3
votes
1answer
150 views

Windows XP, have to use ctrl+alt+delete to log on as local administrator

Hey, I have a weird issue, a user was was logging into a laptop using the local admin account which was working fine. I had to create another account on the system, which was also an admin account, ...
2
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3answers
28k views

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

I am the guy that was closest to the server :( and am actually a developer. I am getting this error, There are currently no logon servers available to service the logon request, when a machine on the ...
1
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2answers
254 views

WinXP administrator password recovery

I need to login in as an administrator to my Dell Lattitude E6500 running WinXP Pro. Any ideas? Of course I don't know the password.
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3answers
10k views

Where is the login history for Windows XP?

Does Windows XP keep a log of the login and screen locking events? If so, how can I view it?
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5answers
4k views

Can't log on to Domain Controller

I have a computer in a remote location (6 hour drive) on a BOVPN back to our home office. The remote computer is running XP Pro, DC is on Sever 03 all system 100% up to date. The user was logged in ...
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3answers
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How to stick WindowsXp machine to use particular domain controller as logon server?

At our client site we have several replicating domain controllers. After restart each WinXP machine gets assigned a random logon server. I have noticed a correlation between one particular logon ...
3
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2answers
3k views

Is it possible to fix “Logon User Interface DLL acmsgina.dll failed to load”?

Here is the scenario: installing an update to ActivCard (6.1) to a Windows XP laptop. After the required reboot, Windows XP brings up the default blue background, waits for quite a long time and then ...