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Logon Failure: the user has not been granted the requested logon type at this computer (Windows 7)

Q: Logon Failure: the user has not been granted the requested logon type at this computer (Windows 7)

I have a computer which will not allow me to map a drive to another computer within our network. Both devices are Windows 7. In my small network, I have three WIN7 devices and one WIN10 device. One WIN7 and the WIN10 machines are
both mapped to the HOST WIN7 device successfully. I am able to PING the "errored WIN7" computer from the host computer; I am able to see the computer and shares on the error'd from the HOST machine but when I try to map from the error'd machine
to HOST I get the <g class="gr_ gr_5319 gr-alert gr_spell gr_inline_cards gr_run_anim ContextualSpelling ins-del" data-gr-id="5319" id="5319">Logon</g> Failure error (above). I have completed the following:
-Reset Advanced Sharing Settings (ensured File and Printer Sharing are turned ON and Password Protected Sharing is turned OFF)
-Group Policy Management ( allow log on locally and ensured the ADMIN account (and everyone) is in the Group settings
-Group Policy Management (removed the Deny log on locally) assignment
-HOST machine (Everyone is allowed under User Rights)
-Network Sharing (enabled network discover, use user accounts and passwords to connect to other computers)
-Network access (Allow anonymous SID/name translation)
-Network access (Let everyone permissions apply to anonymous users)
-Network access (Restrict anonymous access to Named Pipes and Shares)
-Network access (Do not allow anonymous enumeration of SAM accounts and shares)
I'm running out of TechNet forums to check and just can't seem to find the "magic bullet" to get this machine to play properly. Any ideas or suggestions will be gratefully accepted - I'm not an expert so looking for any way to get this working.

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Windows 2003 server local policy keeps loosing the users that I set so that it can be browsed accross the workgroup. I can browse the server from the other pcs in the workgroup only for a few minutes until the policy looses the users all by itself. I cannot find anything that can explain what's going on. BTW - I can browse the other computers from the server with no problem. The local policy on the other computers don't change themselves. TY

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Logon failure: the user has not been granted the requested logon type at this computer

If you see this message the following should be done on the computer containing the shared files:

Download the following and install it

Windows Server 2003 Resource Kit Tools

after installation is complete, click on: Start, All Programs, Windows Resource Kit Tools, Command Shell

Then enter the following commands. (Attention: they are case sensitive.)

net user guest /active:yes
ntrights +r SeNetworkLogonRight -u Guest
ntrights -r SeDenyNetworkLogonRight -u Guest

The first command enables network access for Guest, the two subsequent ones change two different policies to allow network access for Guest.

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I accidently screwed up the administrator account and once, i tried to install a software and it came "You need a administrator password to proceed"so i typed it then it came the error"this user has not been granted the requested logon type at this computer i tried a lot but its still not working and i cant install anythin..so please help me

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I've tried every fix that I can find on the internet to get around this issue. I've identified the problem to be the local policy on the 2003 server that allows incoming access erases the accounts I add after a few minutes, therefore I can no longer access the server from another computer in the workgroup. I can always access any computer from the server. I need help....please. TY

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Hello all,

This is my first ever post, usually with a bit of searching I can find the answers to most computer related issues I have, but no matter how hard I look I cannot find the answer I need to solve this rather annoying problem.

So here is the low down, I have my desktop PC running Windows 7 Ultimate. I also have a cheap old Asus netbook running Windows XP home edition SP3 (not much on it so it runs ok).

I am trying to share files between them so my Mrs can access the music on my PC.
So far I have been able to access the shared files folder from my netbook on my PC. I can also detect the PC under the Workgroup tab of 'My Network Places' on the netbook.

However whenever I double click on the 'Richyv-pc' icon in the Workgroup folder is comes up with an error message that states:

"\\Richyv-pc is not accessible. You might not have perrmission to use this network resource. Contract the administrator of this server to find out if you have access permissions. Logon failure: the user has not been granted the requested logon type at this computer."

I have granted full share access to all the wanted files from my PC with access to 'Everyone' with read/write control.

I have tried many different things from many different forums but none have fixed this problem. Im sure Im missing something obvious but I just cant see it. My PC is part of a homegroup because of my work laptop that I bring home from time to time but I dont think this is caus... Read more

A:Logon failure: the user has not been granted the requested logon type at this compute

Hi and welcome to TSF see the steps here and check that you have followed them Share Files and Printers between Windows 7 and XP - How-To Geek

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I have two win xp sp2 pcs. Both of them are in the same workgroup. I can ping each one from the other. I can access the shared folders of one pc from the other. But the reverse is not true. I cannot access shared folders of the other machine.
I am attaching the error message here.

A:logon failure: the user has not been granted the requested logon type

After going through a similar thread I installed windows resource toolkit and entered the command mentioned in that thread. But now I am getting Access Is Denied instead of logon failure: the user has not been granted the requested logon type.

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Hie guys, Iwas looking on some postas with regard to this topic and tried to implement the suggestions.
I followed the suggestion below

To resolve this problem: on the remote computer, select Administrative Tools>Local Security Settings>Local Policies>User Rights Assignment, right-click on Access this computer from the network>Properties>Add Users or Groups, add everyone or any users you want to be able to access the computer from the network.

This fixed the problem on the interim and I could access my file shares and printers. However when I restart the machine or even log off nad log on again, the prblem resurfaces and all the user accounts Iand groups i wolud have added to Administrative Tools>Local Security Settings>Local Policies>User Rights Assignment, right-click on Access this computer from the network> will be removed and the field empty. hence I suspect spam the disallow remote access by editing these entries .

Any ideas on how this can be resolved would be appreciated

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I recently created an Admin account in order to change the account I normally use into a standard account. Now I'm not able to access the Admin account. The account I use is the only one that I can see when my computer starts up or I switch users.

What's worse is that when I try to do something that needs administrative priveledges, it gives me the error message "Login Failure: The user has not been granted the requested logon type at this compute" after I enter the Admin password.

I've looked around at posts about this error message but all of them are about networking. And this isn't a networking problem.

Thanks for any help you can give me!

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Yes, this is about networking. The network's Group Policy hasn't given you permission to use that computer.

If it's not possible that the network has done this to you, then it's most likely that you're infected. I'd suggest posting over in the Security forums for further advice: http://www.techsupportforum.com/f50/

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Currently at work I have replace a computer that had windows 2000 and it was joing to a workgroup but since i replace that computer for a Windows Vista machine in which i rename exactly the same name but now went a user in the workgroup try to access the window vista home edition machine they get this error "the user has not been granted the requested logon type an this computer" and on this same workgroup im using a 3 windows vista machine and 3 Xp. Can some one help me to fix this issue i have never experience this type of proble before. Thanks

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I have gone through this thread already:


but the microsoft link does not apply to my software.
All computers are 64bit OS. Computer I can't access is running vista ult(laptop1). I have two pc's, one with win 7 pro(laptop2) and win 7 ult(desktop1) that can't connect to a shared drive on laptop1. I have another win7 pro(laptop3) that can connect to the share on laptop1. The network is configured as a domain and is run by a windows 2000 server. With the two computers that can't connect I get this error

\\laptop1\ is not accessible. blah blah contact sys admin
logon failure: the user has not been granted the requested logon type at this computer.

Any help would be appreciated. All the logon credentials I am using have admin rights in case that helps.

A:Solved: user has not been granted the requested logon type at this computer

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When trying to access shared files or printer on my home PC (Kelly01) from my laptop (Tracy-PC) over wireless network, I get the error message below. The laptop can access the wireless network and use the internet connection though. Also, the home PC (Kelly01) can access shared folders that are on the laptop but the laptop cannot access shared folders (or printer) on the PC. The home PC is running Windows XP Home (not XP Pro). I am not sure why it thinks I'm running Windows NT.

Event Type: Failure Audit
Event Source: Security
Event Category: Logon/Logoff
Event ID: 534
Date: 1/19/2009
Time: 10:26:43 AM
Computer: KELLY01
Logon Failure:
Reason: The user has not been granted the requested
logon type at this machine
User Name: Tracy
Domain: Tracy-PC
Logon Type: 3
Logon Process: NtLmSsp
Workstation Name: TRACY-PC

This has been working successfully for yrs but stopped a few days ago. I suspect that it had to do with the install of MS Money. I had an issue during install and followed this recommendation (below) from the Money site (which did fix the issue with installing Money but maybe resulted in the current sharing problems):

Click on 'Start', 'Run' and type in 'cmd' in the textbox
Press 'Enter' - this will bring up a command prompt box
Type in secedit /configure /cfg %windir%\repair\secsetup.inf /db secsetup.sdb /verbose
Press &#... Read more

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I have got Desktop with XP Home Edition and Laptop with XP Prof SP3

On Desktop when I typed in \\Laptop\C$ or \\Laptop\D$ , I have got no problem to access Desktop.

On Laptop when I typed in \\Desktop\C$ or \\Desktop\E$ , I would be presented with this error:

Logon Failure: The user has not been granted the requested logon type at this computer.Click to expand...

There is no firewall, I do not have same accounts and passwords on both computers (although I tried that and it did not work).

Option for " Use simple file sharing " is unchecked.

Any help


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I'm having a problem trying to connect to my Windows XP computer through my Windows 7. I am running Windows 7 Home Premium on my laptop and I'm trying to connect to Windows XP Home edition SP3 on a desktop. I can't connect either way (From the laptop to desktop or vice versa). I had tried the suggestion given here:

Yet it was too no avail. Any other suggestions perhaps?

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Well I got Windows XP to connect to Windows 7. I followed the steps given in the guide by JohnWill using the Windows 7 for the receving end, and then I disabled password on Windows 7 by going

Control Panel >
Network and Sharing Center >
Change Advance Sharing Settings (in the upper left corner) >
and Turning off Password Protected Sharing.


sorry. I've been with this problem for four hours. anyone ever notice that everyone elses computer problems are easy to fix and feel much more rewarding? Thanks anyone who looked here, I think this is fixed.

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.. I have had the same problem as kickrz. My laptop cant access my main PC. Access denied message. I have been following this post and have just rebooted my PC after doing the regedit suggestion. Ill be able to tell you if it made a difference in a mo....

. I have both computers named the same workgroup (NETWORK12)
. I can see the two computers names in View Workgroup Computers in my Network Places Folder on both PC and Laptop .

I have just rebooted PC and still cannot access PC from laptop though can do it from PC to laptop.

When i double click "DAD(Mark)" in view workgroup computers from the laptop i get this message

\\Mark is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource. Contact the administrator of this server to find out if you have access permissions.

Logon failure: the user has not been granted the requested logon type at this computer.

So still cannot access PC from Laptop.


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logon to this computer you must be granted the allow logon through terminal services. i have setup a AD in my virtual box and install ts. i also have create a client pc in my virtual box. whenever from my cilent pc i connect to the ts web access to get the apps from the server. i key in my id and password it will prompt me this message. but i have already assign the rights. i have already enable this option allow logon through terminal service, allow logon through terminal locally. i have added remote desktop user to permission to it. but it seems like it not working. can anyone advise me how i can do it ? or is it the ts license without activating i cannot access?

A:logon to this computer you must be granted the allow logon through ts

Let me know if I understand you correctly. You are trying to use a program Terminal Services without the correct proper activation.
What operating system do you have and are you trying to use Microsoft's Terminal Services program?

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I'm trying to share a folder between computers. The first computer has the file on it and I shared it with all privledges (read/write/etc..) for all users. It is a Win 7 home computer so its not a domain account.

The second computer is on the domain. I get "\\computer 1 is not accessible. You might not have the permission to use this network resource. Contact the admin of this server to find out if you have access permissions. Login failure: the user has not been granted the requested logon type at this computer" when I try to access that computer in the "network" tab on the left of the "My computer" window.

I tried a few guides that told me to edit things on the local group policy on the server, but they didn't work.

Any ideas on how to fix it? I didn't set the computers up this way and adding it to the domain is the last option that I don't want to do.

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I have 3 PC's and one netbook all running Windows 10 Home. All PC's were upgraded from Windows 8.1 and the Netbook was upgraded from Windows 7.

Before the Win 10 upgrades, all computers could see each other and share files within the network here at home. None require passwords or Pins on boot up. Now with all of them with the latest versions installed all of the PC's and Netbook still can see and share except for one PC(My main PC) which can see and share with the other PC's but not the Netbook, but the Netbook can see and share with the PC. The error I am getting is the typical:
\\Netbook is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource. Contact the administrator of this server to find out if you have access permissions. Logon Failure: The user has not been granted the requested logon type at this computer.

I'm at a loss of what to do.

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200+ Windows 7 Pro machines, similar configuration, 1/4 of them x86, 3/4 x64.
Encountered 6 such machines having this problem: After a restart, user logon stuck at a black screen. In Windows event application log there is an event 'The Windows logon process has failed to spawn a user application'. This application is an in-house developed
application and is called at winlogon\userinit registry key.
A restart into Safe Mode, first logon will experience an auto-restart, then second logon ok. Subsequent logon into normal Windows is ok.

Setting the group policy setting to User Account Control: Behaviour in Admin Approval Mode to 'Elevated without prompt' doesn't solve the problem.

All machines are in workgroup.
There seems to be a relationship between security hardening (through local security policy) and this behaviour but not conclusive because some of the machines encountering the problem had not been hardened.
When I booted a machine under MS DART and change the userinit registry key to call userinit.exe instead of the in-house application, subsequent user can logon correctly under normal mode. Then changing it back to call the in-house application will again
logon into black screen.
Based on these observations, can anyone share what Windows does during Safe Mode to recovery such problem? under what circumstances does it auto-restart after a logon? Can local GPO enforcement corrupt the default user profile?

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We keep getting these in our event logs on a few different machines.  We tried to unjoin and rejoin the PCs to the domain but it's still happening.  How do we fix this?
Please find below details: Event Type: Logon Failure - Unknown username or bad password Account name: TEST-PC72$ Source IP: Workstation Name: TEST-PC72 Reporting server: TESTSERVER.DOMAIN.com Severity: Medium Sample Event: May 24 23:28:41 Testserver.Domain.com
MSWinEventLog#0113#011Security#0115193546#011Wed May 24 23:28:41 2017#0114625#011Microsoft-Windows-Security-Auditing#011N/A#011N/A#011Failure Audit#011Testserver.Domain.com#011Logon#011#011An account failed to log on.    Subject:  
Security ID:  S-1-0-0   Account Name:  -   Account Domain:  -   Logon ID:  0x0    Logon Type:   3    Account For Which Logon Failed:   Security ID:  S-1-0-0  
Account Name:  TEST-PC72$   Account Domain:  DOMAIN.COM    Failure Information:   Failure Reason:  Unknown user name or bad password.   Status:   0xC000006D   Sub Status: 
0xC0000064    Process Information:   Caller Process ID: 0x0   Caller Process Name: -    Network Information:   Workstation Name: TEST-PC72   Source Network Address: 172... Read more

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Please help! I am trying to logon to my computer and am getting The User Profile Service failed the logon message for both my Lucy and Lucy Administrator profiles. I have looked on here to find a solution and have tried to do a system restore but it tells me that there are no settings to restore to ?? Most other messages just dont make sense as Im not great at dealing with computers when they go wrong! I would be really grateful if anyone knows how I can sort this out. The only thing I can do is log into Safe Mode and I have no idea where to go from here!

A:Vista logon issue - The User Profile Service failed the logon ???

Hi Lucy

The following tutorial will give you instructions on how to fix this - The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded.

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Hi, I have this on login attempt

The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded.
It then logs off and directs me back to same screen.

As I stupidly only have one account I have no access to play with any windows options!!!

Please he lp
Just turned on other PC on home network and was able to access the shared folders on problem pc.

Is there any way to correct without a clean install?

Thank You

SOLVED....... Big apologies to all staff at TSG.. I didn't search enough posts.

But I found this and followed exactly. Don't know if it was for Vista, but workedlike a charm on Win 7 x64 Ultimate.


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I have upgraded my laptop from Windows 7 to Windows 10. During the procedure a screen showed that Dell Access had to be removed before Windows 10 could be installed.
It was removed, and everything else went smoothly.
Now during logon, at the login screen, the system will take a while to initialize, and say "Failure to initialize". Luckily I am able to login using a password.
I want to use the fingerprint reader to login. Dell says that this system have no issues with upgrading to Windows 10, but not now. So how can I solve this problem?
I will like to do either the following:
1. Get the fingerprint reader working.
2. If it cannot work, I want the logon screen to stop trying to initialize and just use password to logon.

Also, I am getting 2-3 nos of the same user on the login screen. There is only 1 user on this computer but I see mostly 2 but sometimes 3 of the same on the lower left of the logon screen. I also want to remove the extras. Not an issue, but I think it may be related to the above as well.



A:Precision M4700 Win10 upgrade - Failure to initialize fingerprint reader during logon, and multiple same users on logon screen

I'm getting the same thing and the same lack of response.  Has anyone from DELL done any research on this?

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I have a Win7 2008R2 Domain Controller and client computers running Win 7 Pro. On some of my client workstations when you go to logon as any user other than admin the error message "User Profile Service failed the logon, User Profile could not be loaded". After some research on the web they suggest deleting the SID of the user profile in question. However the values in the registry do not match the article. It says that there should be a .bak ext on one of the values. I don't see this value, just long #'s. Anyone familiar with this problem or the work around (if there is one) please let me know.

A:User Profile Logon Failure

This can happen if you create a local account instead of an account in Active Directory on the Domain Controller. Or if a User account is deleted from AD. First check the user account in AD.
then try this: going into the Advanced Security Settings for the C:\Users\Default folder (its hidden by default) and checking the box to "Replace all child object permission with inheritable permissions from this object".

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Hi, tried to use a login on vista 7 today but got this message " the User Profile Service service failed the logon " " user profile cannot be loaded" it has not been accessed for some time is it's my girlfriends account and she uses another pc most of the time . my account is working fine which is admin account ( as was hers ) .

only other things i can add i've recently done quite a lot of windows updates etc .

is there a way to access this account or at least access music, pictures and files from the blocked account or not

thanks in advance ( sorry if this has been posted a lot before but not sure how to topics search )

i've tried accessing from control panel , also tried system restore from there too but i don't really know what i'm doing so thought better of trying anything else

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Vanilla Dell Inspiron 1720 laptop running Windows Vista. It has never had a login account or password protection, and is only used in single user mode.

Yesterday, start-ups fine, no password. Today, I'm presented with the user logon widow prompting me for a password, and cannot logon to Vista!

No-one has meddled with the laptop. Don't know if SP1 was automatically downloaded
and installed - whatever the factory defaults were from Dell. I've not seen any references to this kind of issue on Vista, but have heard about a similar thing with NT.

Any suggestions how this could have happened?

Yes - I know I can reset passwords using the NT Password Editor (http://home.eunet.no/~pnordahl/ntpasswd/).

A:Vista logon screen for single user logon

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Puget Computers Problem 001 – 22 May 2011

Product Name: Puget 84252
Invoice Number: 00046473 dated 05/08/08
Date: 5/22/2011
Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium SP-1 64-bit
Processor: 3.4 Ghz, Intel Core i7 – 2600K
Hard Drives: 2 Hard Drives – 1 TB each


While logged on as a standard user and clicking on an application that requires Administrative privileges you are prompted to select SysOp (account with administrator authority). After clicking on the SysOp icon and entering the password the following error message is displayed:

“Logon failure: Unknown user name or bad password.”

Clicking OK brings up the application with full access.


This error does not occur when the same action is performed on other Windows 7 Home Premium installations.

Earl B. Stroup

A:Logon failure: Unknown user name or bad password

It may be that your admin password has expired. You can try logging in as the admin at the login screen. This will give you an opportunity to change the password (you can just re-use the same password).

You can turn off password expiration thusly:

Password Expiration - Enable or Disable

If that doesn't work, one of these should help:

Reset User Account Password - Vista Forums

Password Reset

Password Reset : Using System Restore in Windows 7


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Hi there,

We are having some difficulty with opening a network drive on Windows 7.

Recieve the error: "Logon Failure: user account restriction. Possible reasons are blank passwords not allowed, logon hour restrictions, or a policy restriction has been enforced."

This only happens if password protection has been turned on in the Network and Sharing Center. If it is turned off it works fine. The only problem is that it needs it be on so that other users cant access the drive.

What can we try to solve this issue. This is on Windows 7 Pro 32bit to connect on files on Windows 7 64bit. (May this be an issue?)


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I attempted to form a new account user on Windows 7 64 bit HP.  However, when I went to logon with that account, I got the "User profile service failed logon.  User profile can't be loaded."  Did a little Google searching and came up with the registry correction approach (See below).  Everything was going fine until I got to the Profilelist as none of the five S-1... files had a ".bak"  These five files were all the same except for their last 4-5 numbers (.1000, .1025, .1026, .500, .501), thus I could not figure which ones needed renaming so I didn't make any changes. Here is some more detail on these files from the right side of the pane (computer name=ValuedCustom-PC, main account user name=Valued Customer, Guest=user account which works, but i need to setup a new user account):
.1000 - Default value not set
            ProfileImagePath - C:\Users\Valued Customer
            RefCount - 1
            State -  100
and that was all that was for this file
.1025 - Default value not set
            ProfileImagePath - C:\Users\Test.ValuedCustom-PC
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Windows 7 64bit Ultimate, logging on to SBS 2008. This only affects 1 user (me!) on 1 computer. I can logon to the same PC as another domain user, logs in within a 2 seconds. I can logon to another machine that I use a lot, instant.
Very little in startup, pretty sure that nothing starts for this user that doesn't start for other users.
So it looks like it's my user profile, rather than DNS, blank screen background or domain policy loading slowly.
I know I can probably solve this by deleting my local profile, but that would mean setting up all my applications again.
Anyone got any ideas?

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,
and then replace the same folder of the new created profile with it.Please remember to click ?Mark as Answer? on the post that helps you, and to click ?Unmark as Answer? if a marked post does not actually answer your question. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread. ?

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I have networked PCs before many times successfully, so this is not my first time trying to network PCs in a home environment. Though I?m wondering if Windows 8.1 is part of the problem. I would have thought that for sure, until one of the new laptops running W8.1 would not connect to any of the other three PCs/Laptops running W8.1. Yet these other three W8.1 PCs/Laptops CAN connect to this laptop. Then it gets a little more interesting: this same laptop that couldn?t connect to those three W8.1 PCs/Laptops, CAN connect to a Windows 7 desktop, and a XP Laptop, and those two can also connect back to it without issue. It?s almost like my network is divided in half, and only half can talk to each other. But then when I thought it couldn?t get any more interesting, I realized the first three W8.1 PCs/Laptops can talk to the others, it?s just that the others (W8.1 Laptop, W7 Desktop, XP Laptop) can?t talk back to them without getting the error, "Logon failure: unknown user name or bad password? even though the username and password are 100% correct.

I don?t fully understand this error, because on the surface, it?s just WRONG! My username and password are correct, but it appears something somewhere is interfering or hijacking the authentication process. Three of the computers (laptops) are brand new, just purchased last week and setup this week. The HostPC is also fairly new, just purchased last month.

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A:"Logon failure: unknown user name or bad password” even with correct credentials

I experienced a similar problem when I was trying to network my 8.1 machine the host network. As you say the host PC can see and connect to all of the machines, but not the other way around. Not sure if it is the same in your situation but I found that Microsoft's idea of network sharing on the Windows 8 class of OS differs greatly from previous OS's in that you can connect to it from an external host, but when trying to do the other way around it doesn't "see" the PC in question due to differing network sharing protocols included in the OS.

Anyone feel free to correct me if I am wrong, I am speaking only from what happened with my network.

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I have two computers, my desktop which I am on right now and a HP laptop with Windows 7 Home Professional.
I have two accounts set up on it.  One in my name (and I am Admin), and one in my son's name with just basic user priviledges.  Yesterday I had been signed on the laptop under my profile and switched users to his account.  Last night when
we logged off, I logged him off first. Then attempted to log me off when the message came up "another user is connected".  Today when I tried to log in as myself I received "The User Profile Service service failed the Logon.  User
profile cannot be loaded.
I can't get in to restore because my Admin password / my login failed.  I tried coming up in safe mode but still can't get past the admin password.  How do I fix this.  The way it stands now, I can't do anything other than surf.  Can't
add programs, can't uninstall, etc.

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I have a desktop and laptop PC - both recently upgraded (without my permission) to Windows 10. The desktop was previously running Windows 7 and the laptop Windows 8. I have created a homegroup and both PCs have joined it. All sharing options are turned on. I was previously sharing a printer that is connected to the desktop with the laptop and all was well. After the upgrade, I could no longer print from either PC. After reinstalling the printer on the desktop, I can now print from that PC but the laptop will not see the printer. I did the following:
1) Open Control Panel, Devices and Printers, Add a Printer
2) Windows searches for devices and finds none
3) Click on "The printer that I want isn't listed"
4) Click on "Select a shared printer by name", then click "Browse"
5) Windows displays the names of the desktop and laptop PCs
6) Click on the desktop PC and the following message appears:
VOSTRO not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource.
Logon failure: the user has not been granted the requested logon type at this computer.


On both PCs, when I select Control Panel, Homegroup the following message is displayed:
HomeGroup found a new shared printer on your home network. Installing it will make it available to everyone on this computer.
When I click on "Install printer" on either PC, nothing happens.

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We have strange problem with our one Windows 7 Pro machine. We have few users, that have set option (Logon to) to login on specified computers - for example pc1 and pc2.
These users are accessing these PC's via RDP. The problem is, that on "pc2" machine, none of users can't login via RDP to it. They can login locally, but not via RDP (they have all permissions to logon via RDP). "pc1" is working flawlessly
(users can login both locally and via RDP).

The funniest thing about it is that, when users have "logon to" option set to "pc1" and "pc2" - they
can't access "pc2".
BUT... if we set "Logon to" option to "All computers" - they can easilly access it.

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Can some one help me understand what seems to be the problem.
I can log on the domain using my credential as admin. But any user with less then admin gets the following error:
Can't logon because the logon method you are using is not allowed on this computer.
Does anyone know what needs to be done?

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Hi At my company we have Lenovo L460 with windows 7 and Cisco anyconnect 4.3 - we have a sim card with 4G data connection to a service provider(Telenor).When I have logon screen for windows 7, I can see with FN+F8 that the wireless WAN is "on", but when I try to connect/logon with the cisco anyconnect "start before logon" module the cisco say that it can't see any internet connection. And I tried to wait for 3-4 minutes so all services where running, but no connection.... If I uses the Wifi connection then it just goes smooth... If I logon to windows 7 and then start the mobile data connection at logon to cisco anyconnect there is NO problem.. So are there somebody who can say that:1. Huawei does not support cisco anyconnect SBL?2. Lenovo does not allow you to start a mobile connection before you logon windows ?3. Or something? A lot of thanks in advance!!!!!!!! Regards niels

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Today I am having many of my windows 7 machines reporting the following error when trying to log into the domain

 An attempt was made to logon, but the network logon service was not started

Overall, the only changes that have been made were the past windows updates that ran today.

Is anyone aware of a fix for this issue?

I am troubleshooting now, but hoping to save some time by asking on the forums.


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Hi all,
I'm about at my wits end trying to fix this issue, and require your assistance please.
On multiple Windows 7 PC's in our environment, we are getting these types of errors:
Log Name:      System
Source:        NETLOGON
Date:          12/11/2019 3:05:06 PM
Event ID:      5719
Task Category: None
Level:         Error
Keywords:      Classic
User:          N/A
Computer:      P37905.domain.local
This computer was not able to set up a secure session with a domain controller in domain DOMAIN.LOCAL due to the following: 
There are currently no logon servers available to service the logon request. 
This may lead to authentication problems. Make sure that this computer is connected to the network. If the problem persists, please contact your domain administrator.  

If this computer is a domain controller for the specified domain, it sets up the secure session to the primary domain controller emulator in the specified domain. Otherwise, this computer sets up the secure session to any domain controller in the specified
Log Name:      System
Source:        Microsoft-Windows-GroupPolicy
Date:          12/11/2019 3:05:06 PM
Event ID:    &nb... Read more

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I have a dell Inspiron 17R, On a night before my computer was working like a charm, then after the night i start it up and everything works fine until i logon and then the computer is responsive for a couple of clicks then it does not work it freezes and stays that way, I am currently running scans in both kaspersky and antimalware. so fore no virus.
3rd generation Intel® CoreTM processors

Operating System
Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium 64-Bit, English
8GB2 DDR3 SDRAM at 1600MHz
Mobile Intel® 7 Series Express Chipset (HM77)


A:Computer freez on user logon

Hello Smashedshanky and Welcome to TSG.

Have you installed anything new prior to this issue? Are you running those scans in safe mode or regular mode? Is the laptop properly vented, meaning is it on a pillow, blanket or on a table top?

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We are trying to enable SSO with Smart Cards for Windows 7 and eventually 10. During logon users can see up to six certificates available for logon. This is going to cause confusion for the users. Selecting only the correct certificate will allow the user
successful SSO. It appears that this MAY be the certificate with the Enhanced Key Usage (EKU) that contains 'Smart Card Logon (' and has the text under the box where you enter your PIN that says 'Windows will try to connect to the network'
I found an article, below, that gives more options for certificates but these don't seem to offer what I'm looking for. 
Looking for other ideas/solutions please...

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I have user who took domain computer home because of Covid.  He has logged onto the computer at home for the last two months using his domain account with no problems.  Today it's kicking back error no logons servers available.  I can log onto
the machine as a different domain account.  How to fix this issue when the machine not on the LAN?  I can logon as a domain admin, connect to VPN, then disjoin/rejoin to domain but not sure if it will fix it and perhaps easier way to reset user's
profile so he can logon?

Thanks for any insights!

Bob Herman

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Hi all,

I had to repair Windows XP Home from original disk because of a system 32 error.

Now when I start Windows on the welcome page it says "To begin, click your user name" but the right part of the screen where the users normally are is completely blank. There are no users to choose from.

I can run Safe Mode, so I have tried the following

1. In safe mode went to Control Panel>Users> and added a new user and checked the Administrator password was still the same (yes). This made no difference and blue logon screen still asked me to choose a user but had no users showing.

2. In safe mode Start>Run "Control Userpasswords2" and unchecked "Users must use a password on this computer". This has now created the error when I boot "Unable to log you on because of an account restriction". Then goes back to blue "To begin, click your user name" but no users.

3. Tried repairing Win XP AGAIN, but no difference.

Has anyone seen this problem before? I would so appreciate any input.

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I have viewed this site for a long time, but this is the first time I needed to post a problem. I do not know if my problem belongs in the OS forum or the Networking forum but hear it is!

I am setting up a new Dell PC with Windows XP Home Edition with 256 megs of memory. I need to manually log onto a Novell network and automatically logon to Windows XP Home Edition. In other words, I do not want the windows logon screen to appear after I log onto Novell.

I have tried Microsoft's article Q315231 "How to Enable Automatic Logon in Windows". The auto logon to windows works, however, it seems to disable the Novell logon screen. When I boot up the pc no logon window appears (Novell or otherwise). I can however, manually log into Novell after XP is loaded.

I need to allow different Novell users to log in to one Windows XP profile. Is this possible? My network admin and I have not been able to figure this out.

I will not be able to test any suggestions until Monday, but I can supply additional information to any post this weekend.

Thank you in advance for everyone's efforts.

A:Novell Manual Logon & Windows XP Auto Logon

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i have face with the following problem..i joind with domain successfully but when i created a user in domain and to logon client 
computer the follwing error occure plz help me with a few simple step in windows 8 or 8.1
i have windows server 2012 r2 in Domain computer

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Dear people at techguy,

Im having some problems with my computer that started yesterday afternoon. I was on it that morning and it worked perfect and i shut it down properly before school only to find that when i got home it wont let me logon to a windows user account. After booting the windows user account pops-up and after selecting my account the computer will shut down. A friend of mine said that there might be something wrong with the winlogon but i cant find any info about that online. Right now im using safe mode with networking and i also tried accecsing the boot menu and selecting "disable automatic restart after system failure". Now rather than restarting it gives me a blue screen that reads:

A problem has been detected and Windows has been shutdown to prevent damage to your computer.

If this is the first time you've seen this Stop error screen, restart your computer. If this screen appears again, follow these steps:

Disable or uninstall any anti-virus, disk defragmentation or backup utilities. Check your hard drive configuration, and check for any updated drivers. Run CHKDSK /F to check for hard drive corruption, and then restart your computer.

Technical Information:
***STOP: 0x00000024 (0x001902FE, 0xF89B6190, 0xF82D876D)

*** Ntfs. sys- Address F82d876D base at F82B 8000, Datestamp 41107eea

Beginning dump of physical memory
physical memory dump complete.
Contact your system admin or tech support group for further assistance.

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A:Computer shutdown after user account logon

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I have one computer with Windows7 that I need to restrict user logon to just two domain users.  Since it is for only one domain computer, is there a way to restrict the user logon locally on that computer rather than through AD?
Thank you.


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I have an Acer Travelmate 240 running Windows XP Home Edition. Recently after a BSOD episode I found I was unable to log into my laptop using the password for my user account. It would seem that somehow the password has become scrambled both for my account and the administrator (me!). I have tried a number of password reset utilities without success. I have tried booting in Safe Mode - to see if I can bypass the windows log in screen - also without success. Now I fear that I am headed for a total reformat. Has anyone got any ideas as to how I mightbe able to disable the logon in order to get into my laptop and repair whatever damage I may have caused?

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