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xp slow logon

By Jim2shoes
Jul 14, 2007
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  1. I work on a network environment and one of our users login hangs after he inserts his user name and Password. The login screen grays out and loads computer settings for about 5 minutes. The only thing posted in event viewer is listed in the system section and states that computer browser has timed out. Any ideas to get past this problem? By the way this is a desktop PC.
  2. almcneil

    almcneil TS Guru Posts: 1,554

    Did you check for spyware?
  3. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 13,408   +314

    verify the client IP configuration; sounds like the PC can not find the LDAP server for network login.

    the PC must be able to PING the server and conversely
  4. Jim2shoes

    Jim2shoes TS Rookie Topic Starter

    It does. It is one the Network and after the slow login, everything is normal.
  5. Jim2shoes

    Jim2shoes TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Yes. THe only problem with the pc is during the login procedure when computer settings are being applied
  6. almcneil

    almcneil TS Guru Posts: 1,554

    Still didn't answer my question, did you check for spyware on his PC?
  7. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 13,408   +314

    there's a known problem *IF* you have any file sharing enabled.

    if so,
    1. disable file sharing and reboot
    2. then enable file sharing and reboot again
    this will correct the network attempting to accessing fileshare too soon before
    DHCP has set the net config :)
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