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[SOLVED] Windows XP Pro SP3, problem with domain, user login..

Q: [SOLVED] Windows XP Pro SP3, problem with domain, user login..

Hey guys So it starts like this I wanted to network with domain, user SP3, [SOLVED] Pro XP login.. problem Windows my Win comp to my mums XP pro laptop in order to do this i had to or so i read set the workgroup to the default quot WORKGROUP [SOLVED] Windows XP Pro SP3, problem with domain, user login.. quot on her laptop Now in the system settings it was set on Domain [SOLVED] Windows XP Pro SP3, problem with domain, user login.. with domain name being quot SOUTHCITY quot i went ahead and selected Workgroup and input quot WORKGROUP quot After restarting i could no longer log in using her account or the admin account for that matter safe mode still required me to login so no luck there Created a boot cd changed the admin password I now have admin access and can login using admin account Now i went to undo what i had done in the first place selecting Domain and setting it as SOUTHCITY and i get the error as seen here http filedb experts-exchange com i n-join-err JPG I have a hint that its because the laptop is not connected to the server at school where she normally uses it But if that is the case then why was it working as it was at home maybe its an offline mode idk Either way i cant change it back And also under control panel - user accounts - there are only admin accounts setup and one called quot user quot Even though her account is named otherwise and i can even find her user files under documents and settings folder so why is there no user account showing there Any help would be appreciated let me know if more info is needed

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A: [SOLVED] Windows XP Pro SP3, problem with domain, user login..

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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/solved-windows-xp-pro-sp3-problem-with-domain-user-login-604029.html
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PC was on Windows home version. It was upgraded to Windows Pro but it made us install the anniversity update before we could upgrade.

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Tried to unjoin and rejoin to the domain no luck.

Confirmed dns settings on the PC. Using wired connection. Not going through a VPN connection or anything like that.

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So a new box recently built, when booted, defaults to the local administrator account.

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So my question is, after pressing Ctrl+Alt+Del...how do I dictate to Windows that the preferred used is "HisDomainAccount" on our company domain, as opposed to the local admin account?

If I'm not being clear, please let me know and I will try to explain a little better.

A:Strange Defult Login User Prompt - Local Admin, Not Domain User

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Norwood


So a new box recently built, when booted, defaults to the local administrator account.

This is a Windows 7 machine for a Linux guru that doesn't want to be bothered pressing more buttons than is necessary, if you get my drift.

So my question is, after pressing Ctrl+Alt+Del...how do I dictate to Windows that the preferred used is "HisDomainAccount" on our company domain, as opposed to the local admin account?

If I'm not being clear, please let me know and I will try to explain a little better.


The above is a bit confusing. Is this computer joined to a work domain or is it not?

If this is a domain computer, the user will have to use the classic log on screen (Ctrl+Alt+Delete), not the Welcome Screen. If he wants to switch to logging in to the Local computer account and not the domain, he'll have to "Switch User" then log in with the format of Computername\User Name

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/208916-strange-defult-login-user-prompt-local-admin-not-domain-user.html
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I know you can lock down an AD account user. Lockdown specific machine on to a user domain a login to log into a specific machine but can you lock down a machine to only accept certain user logins We have some mission critical machines that only have the specific rights with certain ID s but the users keep insiting on logging onto them Lockdown user login on a domain machine to a specific user. as their own ID thus making the app not work properly and the machine go whacky I want to set it up to deny logins other than using the specified ID s they have been given already and not their own user accounts Is there any way to do this other than limiting EVERY user account since I only need this limit on like PC s per site I have Thanks for any help yes I know about runas types of solutions I really would like to keep these Lockdown user login on a domain machine to a specific user. PC s as clean as we can and not have other user profiles on them at all TIA nbsp

A:Lockdown user login on a domain machine to a specific user.

So I would assume these computers are attached to the domain, so their domain logins allow them to login to the computer.

Couldn't you use a combination of the local policies
Deny logon locally
Logon Locally

Both of them allow you to add a user or group to those local policy. I would think that if you deny the everyone group in the domain then set the users who are allowed to login in the other policy, that might work. I am not sure though. I would have to test it.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/lockdown-user-login-on-a-domain-machine-to-a-specific-user.440398/
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im having a problem withmy uncles computer,i cant login even though i tryed the password.i reinstalled windows xp prof.but it still ask me for a user name and password.it was a business computer so maybe it was on a domain.he tryed the password it had but its not working anymore.in the setting he changed it from a business computer to a home computer.then jus turned it off.after that he cant login.anyone know the problem?????????
 

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Hi,

I've just upgraded to 8.1.

I was always able to login as a different user and use my work network user credentials i.e. workgroup\username. On this version I can do this. I can only add users once logged in and switch between them on the login screen.

This version doesn't show the 'login with different user' link. I've looked around the settings, but haven't had any luck with getting it to appear on the login screen.

Any advise on this would be very welcome.

Cheers.

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Is there any solution which allows user only to login by providing valid domain name. If user enters abc or xyz as domain name, error message should be displayed.

Thanks,
Ashish

A:Login with Domain User name

Welcome to Seven Forums,

See if this Articles helps by forcing a User to logon do a specific domain.

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/353127-login-domain-user-name.html
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hi,
I am not able to login as a domain user . it will show error message "could not able to start user profile service". please help me on this.
regards
Shivakumar
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/domain-user-login-error-on-win764-bit.1026227/
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Hi all,

I'm experiencing an issue with a work station that I cant seem to find a work around for. Typically in a domain environment you would have a log in screen with the user's full name (John A. Doe) with their username below it in smaller font (local\jdoe) as I'm sure most of us are familiar with.

I recently removed a machine from our domain, but on reboot I'm not able to login with any local accounts. Looks like something funky as I'm only seeing the full name of the last user (John A. Doe) and no arrow to allow for the "Other Users" option.

I've tried using the password for the last user that signed on but no luck there. Can anyone point me in the direction as to how to get over this hump.

Thanks

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A:user domain login always temporary profile

I've seen this before when a profile's registry hive was corrupted. If you're sure the PC(s) the user is logging in to is fine and the involved ACLs are fine, delete/rename the profile off the store and have the user log in again. When they confirm they're no longer getting a temporary profile, restore their profile to a point before this started happening. How To Ask Questions The Smart Way

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A:Domain User login not remembering desktop & settings

Are you using roaming profiles on your network?

If so I suspect there is a problem accessing the profile on the server it is stored on and thus you are being logged on with a Temporary profile.

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/46568-domain-user-login-not-remembering-desktop-settings.html
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Help with multiple users login screen!

The PC now goes straight to the list of users, however only the last domain user is shown. If I log into another and then log out of that, the user list now shows the new user and Other User, but not the previous. It's rather annoying for my wife and I to constantly have to type our domain user name just to login. I searched and didn't see anything about this. Any ideas?

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But if I try to set the same on Win 8 I can't, the system tell me that the password doesn't meet the minimum requirements.
I also examined the event viewer but seems that the system didn't record any event related to.

Some suggestion about to solve it?

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How can I get rid from this?

A:Windows 7 login screen switch user button problem

Hi,
I see two choices:
-by safe mode (pressing F8 before  windows load), you should be able to modify your regkey
-by right click maintening "shift" key on regedit then "run as different user" you should be able to enter your other credentials

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I tried copying her desktop, favorites, and documents to the new profile, deleting the old one and remaining the new one just her username but it created another new one.
 

A:Solved: Windows XP creates a new user profile on login.

Found this on another board and it seems to have fixed it.

Login as administrator. When your creating a new profile because an old one is corrupt, rename the old profile to userbackup (or whatever) to a backup location. Then delete every profile for that user on the computer. Have the user log back in log back out. This will create their new profile location in My Documents and Settings. According to Microsoft you can import the whole folder that you backed up into the new profile except for three files:

• Ntuser.dat
• Ntuser.dat.log
• Ntuser.ini

Make sure these files are not copied to the new profile or you will have the same corrupt profile problem again.

Additionally to clear up any misconceptions about how the user profile creation works read the following...

1. User logs in.
2. A new folder for their profile is created based on their login name.
3. That user's SID (Security ID; unique to that users account) is recorded in the registry, along with the path of where that users profile is stored.
4. If the users profile for example, USER, is already taken it will create USER.DOMAIN, where domain is the domain you are connected to.
5. If USER.DOMAIN is already being used, it will create a new profile called USER.DOMAIN.000 and so on.
It is important to check the registry path for that user also after you have changed recreated their profile so that it is pointing to the right place, as sometimes this does not change when they login and a new profile is created.

It can be found at:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList

That is where the SID's are stored in the registry. There is a key in there for each SID called ProfileImagePath where it will show you where that profile is stored on the computer.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-windows-xp-creates-a-new-user-profile-on-login.701676/
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Sometimes I login in the first time when I type the password ,some times I after 6 times and sometimes I can not login for hat I restart computer after that I logged in

And sometimes even I restart computer I can not loggin in that time I unplug the cable(data cable)and restart then I logged in absolutely

Pls let me know if you have any idea about what is pb I have

Thanks

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A:What is the purpose of "Other User" on the login screen (Domain Env)

This is not exclusively a Windows 10 issue. It used to happen in earlier versions as well.
Check here: Group Policy \Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\System\Logon\Exclude credential providers
Disable the MS account credential provider (you need to check which entry it is).

http://www.tenforums.com/user-accounts-family-safety/24405-what-purpose-other-user-login-screen-domain-env.html
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A:Can't login Windows XP Home Login page missing user names

This happened to me one time, I think it's a corrupt profile. I really don't remember how I solved it.

Do you use XP's System Restore? That would be my first idea.

Best suggestion that I can think of is to run chkdsk /r or the equivalent and see if that helps.

Louis

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/191067/cant-login-windows-xp-home-login-page-missing-user-names/
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Everything seems to work fine until I get to the logon screen. It asks for passwords for the user accounts that I have set up, but I did not specify any passwords.

'The system cannot log you on due to the following error:

The specified domain either does not exist or could not be contacted.


Please try again or consult your system administrator.'

I've tried starting it up in Safe Mode but it won't let me

A:Login problem: 'The specified domain either does not exist or could not be contacted'

'The system cannot log you on due to the following error:
The specified domain either does not exist or could not be contacted.
Please try again or consult your system administrator.'

I have exactly the same problem with a client's Dell laptop running XP Pro, which was never on a network and never had a login passsword. But after doing a repair-install to fix some problems, it boots up with a login screen, asking for a password. Anything (or nothing) entered will return this message. I have the ophcrack stand-along password finder, and it says the required password is "empty" - meaning, either the word empty or there is no password. Tried both interpretations, no luck. Another repair-install did not fix, either. Client has over 20 Gb on hard drive, no backupm so a clean install is out. Client and yours truly are both running out of both options and patience. Actually, I ran out of patience with Windows years ago, especially with its "security" features.

Somebody post a real solution, or at least an explanation. Others seem to have this happen.

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Everything seems to work fine until I get to the logon screen. It asks for passwords for the user accounts that I have set up, but I did not specify any passwords. I've tried using loginrecovery.com, and the results showed that all the passwords were '[BLANK]', but not entering a password (or entering anything at all) gives the message:

'The system cannot log you on due to the following error:

The specified domain either does not exist or could not be contacted.


Please try again or consult your system administrator.'

I've tried starting it up in Safe Mode, but exactly the same thing happens. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:Login problem: 'The specified domain either does not exist or could not be contacted'

Hi, Have you tried booting in safe mode, pressing ctrl + Alt + Delete twice quickly and tried logging in by typing the username Administrator with a blank password?

What Version of XP do you have?

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A:Solved: Cannot login to domain controller?

Need to dis-join that machine from th domain and then re join it. Make sure that the computer account in AD(Just to double check, it is most likely gone already) is removed also. You are logging in with cached credentials when you disconnect the cable, when you plug it in the DC cannot find the machine in AD.
To Dis-join it remove the cable and login with the admin credentials and then goto the systems properties>computer name.

Add it to a work group doesnt matter what one, then when prompted to enter user name and password with authority to complete the action leave it blank and press enter.
 

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A:Solved: Domain Login Problems

I'm sorry but there are too many red flags on this for us to get involved. You will need to get someone in to work it out for you.

Since we can't assistance I'm closing this thread.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-domain-login-problems.1150886/
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A:Solved: Domain login, some computers slower than others

Nm, I figured it out... it was a DNS thing.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-domain-login-some-computers-slower-than-others.452227/
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Bye.
 

A:Using Windows XP Login Screen when on Domain

i don't think so, if your computer is on a domain, it's controlled by the domain controller unless you have the right to edit it
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/using-windows-xp-login-screen-when-on-domain.1036015/
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Firstly.. why would you want to?

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/windows-7-domain-login-screen-499084.html
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-7-login-screen-in-domain.891475/
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A:windows 7 Login Cannot get to past User login

On the bottom lefts of the login screen click on a blue button with a spiral inside, it should open the cmd.
Run this command:


Code:
REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows
NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\sethc.exe" /v Debugger /t
REG_SZ /d "C:\windows\system32\cmd.exe"
Hit enter and wait then run this command:

Code:
net user [user_name] [new_password]
[user_name] is your Username and [new_password] is the password you will use to login

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/355449-windows-7-login-cannot-get-past-user-login.html
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how in the world can i figure out what the user may have made it onedrive login info ?
 

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https://hardforum.com/threads/windows-8-1-onedrive-login-what-email-domain-does-it-use.1898524/
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greetings
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A:Solved: Windows 7 User Account Problem(Transparent User Picture)

Good morning,

solved it. Disabled the admin account, and removed the pw of my useraccount.
Kind a strange problem indeed, but seems to be solved.

Thanks anyway,
Nico
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-windows-7-user-account-problem-transparent-user-picture.946560/
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Hello Petar K. Georgiev,
Please check the following article to change the registry key to change back to the default file type associations.
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/19449-default-file-type-associations-restore.html
Please note: Since the website is not hosted by Microsoft, the link may change without notice. Microsoft does not guarantee the accuracy of this information.
Best regards,
Fangzhou CHENPlease remember to mark the replies as answers if they help, and unmark the answers if they provide no help. If you have feedback for TechNet Support, contact [email protected]

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A:[SOLVED] DOmain user can't log in after locking PC

Hi and Welcome to TSF!

First thing is to find out why they are getting blocked. I'd recommend a password change first to make sure that a device like a phone isn't using the wrong password.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/solved-domain-user-cant-log-in-after-locking-pc-978450.html
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By default all Windows computers should store 10 cached logins. Please check and possible change the value to a higher one and test to see if the issue is resolved - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/172931

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Josh!

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/297583-windows-7-only-caches-one-login-when-disconnected-network-domain.html
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A:Windows 7 connecting to Domain Controller Unknown Login Error

Have you tried working with the lanman server perimeters in the GPO of the Windows 7 machines?

In order for Windows 7 to work with older servers you usually need to adjust the lanman server security settings.

The following settings may help.

Control Panel - Administrative Tools - Local Security Policy

Local Policies - Security Options

Network security: LAN Manager authentication level
Set to Send LM & NTLM responses only

Set the Minimum session security for NTLM SSP
Disable Require 128-bit encryption

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/257295-windows-7-connecting-domain-controller-unknown-login-error.html
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nevermind... i reinstalled windows 8.1 and started from scratch... this is a nightmare

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A:Windows 7 Domain Login Screen - Automatically Select Password Field

Hitting the tab key also switches to the password field.

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/329943-windows-7-domain-login-screen-automatically-select-password-field.html
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A:Random shutdown, domain user, Windows 7 32-bit.

Hi, Welcome to Seven forums.

Try this and see if it helps.

In Group Policy Object Editor,
expand Computer Configuration,
expand Administrative Templates,
expand Windows Components,
and then click Windows Update.
No Auto-restart with logged on user for scheduled automatic updates installations
enable this policy

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/371052-random-shutdown-domain-user-windows-7-32-bit.html
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Check her account in AD, is it set to require logon to change password in the "Users must log on in order to change password" check box in the Account Policy ?

https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/88629ff4-2fcf-42ed-8052-bfc3843d9fed/user-cannot-change-their-domain-password-on-new-windows-7-pc?forum=w7itpronetworking
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A:Windows central user server without domain

You cant setup centralized authentication without a server. If you want all your users to be able to logon to every computer in your office they would have to be connected to a domain or you will have to setup their username and password on every computer.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-central-user-server-without-domain.326891/
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A:Windows 2000 user joins new domain

Greetings

Try set him up with a roaming profile.

Open up User Manager for Domains, select his user account and open it.

Click on the Profile button and edit his profile like shown below (substituting the words server, share, username for the actual names)



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See what happens...

Cheers

------------------
Reuel Miller
Windows NT Moderator (yes, that does make me biased )

[email protected]

Every morning is the dawn of a new error...
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-2000-user-joins-new-domain.28661/
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A:Solved: Different Desktop When user logs into Domain - goes to TEMP folder

GOOGLE DESKTOP It seems that the users had initialized Google desktop and it took them to a new TEMP profile. We uninstalled GD and they are both working fine again.

Thanks.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-different-desktop-when-user-logs-into-domain-goes-to-temp-folder.748465/
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A:User Login Problem

You logged in with the Administer account and looked at the profiles and accounts, and you can't find any evidence of this "hidden" account? That's certainly something I've never heard of before.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/user-login-problem.563787/
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Hi

I recently joined my HP Envy Recline 27 k210na which was upgraded to windows 10 to a Windows 2012 R2 Domain. But have an issue.

Once I login with a user account, domain or non domain, I am unable to use the fast user switching. When choosing to switch account, I will be taken to the login screen, and when I select 'Other' to login with another account, it takes me to the existing user's password entry screen.

If I sign out, and select 'Other' to login as a different user, I get the same issue. I have to reboot the machine to be able to login with another user account.

I restored the pc to factory defaults and upgraded again, then rejoined the domain, but the problem is still there.

Please help

A:Domain Joined Windows 10 - Fast User Switching

When signing in to a Windows PC which has joined a domain with other than a domain account, you need to use a so called full username (ComputerName\UserProfileName).


In above screenshot example I simply replaced the default domain username with the credentials of a local account using the full username and can now sign in using those credentials.

Clicking the link How do I sign in to another domain shows these instructions:



Kari

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A:Moving Domain User Files from Windows 2000 to XP

Hi Bishop,

Can you check the following registry entries :

HKLM/SOFTWARE/MICROSOFT/CURRENTVERSION/EXPLORER/DOCFOLDERPATHS

There should be the path My Documents references to.

Remember to take backups before changing anything in the registry.

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You should be deleting the profile from System->Advanced System Settings->Advanced tab ->User Profile Settings rather than the way you listed.

*Edit* Clarified how to access the screen.
 

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A:Windows 7 slow logon to domain - only one user, one computer

You may check Event Log and see if there is any error messages. If no errors are found, you can only recreate your user profile. If you do not want to lose the program data, you may try to back up the AppData folder before deleting the problematic profile,
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A:Windows 7 slow domain user password change.

Hi,
Please check if there are some related errors in your Event Viewer. Also, check the error on your DC side.
Tracy Cai
TechNet Community Support

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A:PHP problem - login the user with md5 hash.

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A:User profile XP login problem

forget the bios
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http://support.microsoft.com/default...b;en-us;811151

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A:Can't open Windows Explorer/Control Panel for domain user

Hi,

Finally I 'fix' it by following other solution in this forum.
Because this issue only happen for domain user and not for local user, so I remove/delete the profile for domain user. And login again with the same domain user, to create new profile, and yohoo it fix the issue.

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A:How to transfer a user from one domain to another domain in AD ?

Dan Petri's world of knowledge Is one of the best sites that I know of for Active Directory and other information. Check it out!
 

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I want our machines on a domain to automatically log on when starting up, but I can't seem to find out how to do that. I can do it for a single login with netplwiz , but that doesn't work if you have multiple domain logins for the same machine.

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Windows 2000 LDAP function could allow an attacker to change domain user passwords

Microsoft Windows 2000 with the LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) server configured to support LDAP over SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) sessions could allow a remote attacker to change passwords for domain user accounts. This vulnerability occurs because a LDAP function that allows the modification of data does not check user permissions before performing tasks. An attacker could use this vulnerability to gain access to the domain with the privileges of other domain users, including possibly the domain administrator

http://xforce.iss.net/static/6745.php

 

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A:Solved: User login's and setting permissions?

Dumb Blonde, it is easy to achieve what you want to do, including sending reminders.
I would not recommend "Splitting" the database unless it is very large, as it means any changes to the "Front End" have to be distributed to all users.
The first step is to make a backup copy of the database.
Then use the "Security Wizard" to create a Secure version of the database.
When you have successfully Secured the database I will explain the next steps to create the various User groups.

If you want me to create the email sending routine for you it will be easier to do BEFORE you secure the Database.
 

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is there a way to change this? meaning at login the admin account (/primary account) is selected?
(changing account name (alphabetical order) did not work)

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A:Windows 10 user login?

I've found the same thing and I don't think you can do much apart from have all your account logins via a Microsoft as opposed to a local account. My desktop has two admin accounts and only one has a Microsoft log in. If the other user with the local account was the last one to use the computer it always boots directly into that account. If it was me who used it last I get the screen offering a choice of accounts at boot up. To start with I thought there was a glitch but I think now that it's just the way it has to be.
 

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Starting the computer in Safe mode lets me log into my Admin account. I also managed to create a new user account from here, but cannot log into that one either, I get the same reaction as trying to do a login from the normal screen.

I have run all sorts of virus checkers and they have basically come up clean. Now I need some serious help as I'd hate to have to reinstall Windows!
 

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A:[SOLVED] User login screen when starting up computer

Hmm, Try pressing CTRL + ALT + DEL twice at the screen and see what happens

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A:Solved: User or administrator login then auto logs out

You have a virus. Here is a video that might be helpful, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9h3q5ss40oY
 

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