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Enable biometric login support on Windows 10 X64 in Windows 2016 domain

Q: Enable biometric login support on Windows 10 X64 in Windows 2016 domain

When I bought my ThinkPad P72, the biometric login via face recognition and fingerprint was enabled and working. After adding the laptop to my current 2016 Windows domain, the biometric login has been disabled. Does anyone know the settings to re-enable via the laptop local domain policy without having to reconfigure the domain controller server?

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When I bought my ThinkPad P72, the biometric login via face recognition and fingerprint was enabled and working. After adding the laptop to my current 2016 Windows domain, the biometric login has been disabled. Does anyone know the settings to re-enable via the laptop local domain policy without having to reconfigure the domain controller server?

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I'm using Lastpass Password Manager with a Google Chrome Browser Extension (version 4.24.0.) with my Lenovo Thinkpad T460S Laptop on Windows 7. Now I want to get fingeprint authentication for Lastpass. - Windows 7 Professional (64 bit) Service Pack 1 installed - fingerprint reader: Synaptics WBDI in use (Driver Date 20.12.2016, version 5.1.321.26)- Lenovo Touch Fingerprint Software is installed (Softex, version 1.00.11)- I use fingerprint to access my computer and Windows Login every day, so fingerprint reader is working. - Lastpass Binary Component Version 4.21.0 ist installed and working. Lastpass for Windows supports the option to use the fingerprint instead of entering Masterpassword to access the password manager. But when trying to setup this option, I get error messages: - First I'm asked to "Swipe your finger on the fingerprint reader". - The LED light of the fingerprint reader stays dark, it seams to me that the fingerprint reader doesn't get activated. (On the other hand, if I really swipe my finger across the reader, the system replies "Too fast, swipe your finger slower").- No matter if I only put my finger (which is registered for frinterprints on this computer, of course) on the fingerprint reader or swipe it with any speed, the system always returns "Fingerprint identification failed", followed by an error "Error Code F" from Lastpass. In the Lastpass support forum, it says that "Windows Biometric Framework" must be activated.... Read more

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After updating Windows 10 Pro to version 1903, my webcam shuts off after 1 second and biometrics for Windows login is no longer an option.I tried deleting the driver for the webcam and afterwards manually installing the latest driver from Lenovo - no change. ThinkPad L470- Serial: PF1142FW- Product number: 20J4002DMX- BIOS-version: R0GET70W 1.70

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Hello all.
We have Windows Server2003 on servers, windows xp on clients, protected by a watchguard firebox x550. VPN users authenticate to Firebox, not AD.
I am trying to setup pptp-vpn on a new laptop, which has Windows 7 Pro. Here is what happens.
I go outside the office, login to Windows laptop with the domain username and password. Then I fire up PPTP-VPN, login with the vpn username/password (leaving domain blank).

VPN Login goes through fine, I can see and ping servers by name and by IP. However, when I try to browse to the network drives, it says username not found.

I tried logging in with a different VPN/username, still the same thing. Not only that, but since that vpn/username matched a username on the domain, it actually locked that domain (not VPN) username out after a few clicks (group policy for domain users is set
to 3 times the wrong password locks the account).
So somehow, when I connect via PPTP-VPN on a Windows 7
laptop, the PPTP login overwrites the windows login. PPTP connection is setup with domain blank, and the box "Use windows domain/login" unchecked.

The same PPTP-VPN, on a Windows XP laptop works fine, does not have that issue.

Any thoughts would be appreciated.

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I am aware that the latest MBSA version available is 2.3 which is not supported for Windows 10 and Windows server 2016. What is the best alternative for MBSA which can be used on Windows 10 and Windows server 2016 to identify the missing security patches.

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I thought it might be a helpful time to remind any remaining users of Windows 8 (as opposed to 8.1) that it goes out of support in a month's time, on 12th January 2016.

From here:

With the General Availability of Windows 8.1, customers on Windows 8 have 2 years, until January 12, 2016, to move to Windows 8.1 in order to remain supported.

I know that there were some changes in the hardware requirements between 8 and 8.1 which affected some hardware - I think some of those folks may have to switch to 32-bit to stay supported, although I'm not sure that addresses all the issues.

But for everyone else on Windows 8, it's time to consider moving to Windows 8.1 (or download the Windows 10 ISO and upgrade straight to that in one go).

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I'm working with Windows 10 LTSB 2016
The issue I'm having is the IE keeps crashing at startup.  IE will go to not responding and will ultimately exit with no errors in the application event log.  I cannot get it to open a single time.

I'm interested in how to enable logging to see if I can figure out what the issue it.  So far we have tried starting IE safe mode and it didn't help. 

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Hi all,

I was trying to enable IE11x64 bit browser in windows 8.1x64 bit ent for domain users and i was unable to enable it.
below are the steps i followed to enable IE11x64 bit for domain users:
step 1:

step 2:
It will be 64bit, only when this feature is checked, otherwise IE will still use a 32bit process.
closed the borwser and opend the browser again but i checked in process.exe

Tabs are displayed in 32 bit.

can anybody help me with this issue.
i want 64 bit tabs to be opened instead of 32 bit

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Hello Experts,

I have single AD Forest, 1 root domain and 4 child domain which having parent child trust with each other

Windows 2012 Functional Level

We find in some security tool that SID Filtering is not enabled on 4 child domain.

Please suggest is there any risk of enabling SID Filtering on domain level and how to do that from Root domain to child domain
Early response will be really appreciated

Thanks, NG

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we have several computer that they are joined to domain.
when we login to windows by domain users it restarts like it losts power. there is no event log except "Power-Kernel event ID:41, Task category(63)".
it is interesting when we login by local users the windows works normally.
please give us a solution to resolve this problem.

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Would USMT support Office or Outlook 2016 on Windows 7?
Where can I get the support matrix?



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I am currently having an issue were Windows 7 computers can not connect to Server 2016 (domain). Right away I get a "The logon attempt failed".
I know that user information is correct, because I can connect using any Windows 10 computer. I have tried this from multiple Windows 7 computers, they all give the same error. I don't have any problems at all with Windows 10.

So, this seems to be isolated to Windows 7.
Has anyone seen this or know how to get around this issue?

I appreciate your help!

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I am trying to install a USB device in my Windows 98. When I go to my device manager, I do not see a Universal Serial Bus controller option. How do I get this to appear?

A:enable usb support for windows 98

Make sure USB is enabled in your BIOS

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According to https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/lifecycle/search/default.aspx?alpha=windows%208
Windows 8 Service pack support end date Jan 12, 2016
--- Does this mean Windows 8 will be unsafe to use then?

A:Windows 8 Service pack support end date Jan 12, 2016

Hi cmptrgy Yes, it means that starting on January 12th 2016, if you want to receive security updates for your Windows 8 system, you'll have to upgrade to Windows 8.1, so Windows 8 can be considered vulnerable then.

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I have a situation where we are bringing up a new Windows 2012 R2 Essentials server on an existing Windows 2011 SBS domain where no AD has been setup.
 There are only 5 computers that will be connecting to this new server - those computers are currently connecting to another domain.  My question - on the 5 computers, can I create a create a local account > copy all the data from the domain account
to the new local account then join the new domain?

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Windows XP
500 W P/S
Radeon 9600 Pro PCI card
2.4 ghz AMD
2x 80 GB hdd

Hi, on an XP machine, I disabled Windows XP Help and Support Center a number of years ago (before SP2 came out) by disabling the Help and Support in services. I cannot seem to re-enable it. I have tried various 'fixes' found on the Inet but none seem to work.

Any ideas? Thanks.

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Developer AVG has recently released the 2016 lineup for its anti-malware applications: AVG Antivirus Free, AVG Antivirus Pro and AVG Internet Security. It brings many improvements to the table and promises better malware protection

The Good:
The firewall quickly reacted to events.

AVG Internet Security light on system resources, even during scans.

We haven't noticed compatibility issues with Windows 10.

It features a self-protection module against hijackers.

It contains numerous advanced configuration settings for expert users.

The Bad:
We haven't noticed any significant changes compared to the 2015 edition of AVG Internet Security.

Casual users will have a hard time discovering how to configure the advanced settings.

We expected better malware detection results.

The automatic response was late in our tests (at file launch).
AVG Internet Security 2016 Review - New Edition, Same AV with Windows 10 Support

A:AVG Internet Security 2016 Review - New Edition, Same AV with Windows 10 Support

I do not entirely agree with this article , regarding that they did not notice any differences between the 2015 and 2016 version. here is the official changelog between those two. ofcourse nothing is perfect and they still need a lot of work to do , before they can make their bold statement true ''' AVG wants to become the best av in the industry "
changelog 2016 build 7161 :

AVG now protects your PC from even the newest malware regardless whether you've got the latest virus database installed. This works thanks to:

We've added crowd intelligence to our existing cloud-based Outbreak Detection technology to identify even the newest malware variants and outbreaks in real-time.

Uses advanced artificial intelligence on your PC to proactively identify malware samples that haven't yet been catalogued by our AVG ThreatLabs team.
AI Detection is being constantly trained through telemetry data from our users.

We've improved this feature with cloud-based detection to identify dangerous downloads faster than ever.

AVG has worked on Microsoft's latest operating system from day 1.

AVG again supports remote administration of stations with SMB licenses.

New setup for all applications: faster and easier navigation, attractive graphic design.

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In a recent blog post, Google announced that it intends to discontinue support for Chrome on Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Mac OS X versions 10.6, 10.7, and 10.8 by April 2016 because "these platforms are no longer actively supported by Microsoft and Apple." Google did not release a specific date when for when it intends to discontinue support.
Google notes that current versions of Chrome "will continue to function on these platforms" after support for Chrome is discontinued, but the company encourages users to upgrade to newer operating systems so that they may continue to use the latest versions of the web browser.
Source : http://www.neowin.net/news/chrome-to-drop-support-for-windows-xp-windows-vista-and-older-mac-os-x-versions-in-2016

A:Google to end support for Chrome on Windows XP, Vista OS X 10.6,1 in April 2016

Earlier this year, we announced that Google Chrome would continue support for Windows XP through the remainder of 2015.  At that time, we strongly encouraged users on older, unsupported platforms such as Windows XP to update to a supported, secure operating system. Such older platforms are missing critical security updates and have a greater potential to be infected by viruses and malware.
Today, we’re announcing the end of Chrome’s support for Windows XP, as well as Windows Vista, and Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7, and 10.8, since these platforms are no longer actively supported by Microsoft and Apple. Starting April 2016, Chrome will continue to function on these platforms but will no longer receive updates and security fixes.
If you are still on one of these unsupported platforms, we encourage you to move to a newer operating system to ensure that you continue to receive the latest Chrome versions and features.
Posted by Marc Pawliger, Director of Engineering and Early Notifier


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Support for Windows XP and Vista will end April 2016 - Emsisoft BlogStatistics today show that both Windows XP and Vista usage dropped dramatically since then. Among our customers the percentage has already dropped below the ten percent mark, with a continued trend downwards. As a direct result, we decided not to renew our extended support for Windows XP beyond April 2016. We will drop support for both Windows XP and Vista in the next major version of all our products, which is scheduled for release in 2016.We fully understand that in many circumstances users have no way but to continue using XP or Vista, either due to computer upgrade budget restraints or because some old hardware devices dont come with drivers for newer operating systems at all. In these cases, we are offering partial refunds for any license time users cant use due to the changed minimum system requirements.

A:Emsisoft ends Windows XP and Vista support in April 2016

Fascinating I understand them dropping support for XP, But Vista? 

Windows Vista

Service Pack 2

End of extended support

April 11, 2017


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Hi all..

This is Fiz from Pakistan. I want to know if there is something which I can use to have Windows Login Screen as my computer is on Domain and as far as I know when you are connected to a domain, you can't use the Windows Login Screen. It always uses the Windows Classic Login Screen.

Please help. Thanks. Regards.


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

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We have downloaded Windows 10 pro and have added it to our work domain. Restarted the laptop Lenovo Yoga 710 and have tried logging into it with domain accounts and receive an error message which says "username or password invalid".
It is connected to the work domain with our internal wireless, when adding it to the domain the windows prompt asked me for domain admin credentials, which it accepted and added the laptop to the domain

We have re-installed windows 10 pro and have gone through the setup process of adding it to the domain, still the same outcome.

Any ideas why this is not working?

Please help as I have been stuck on this for about a day now and it is really silly as all our other laptops, desktops and tablets surface pros work on windows 7 & 8 and all when added to the domain allow us to login fine with domain credentials.

Thank you

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I can't find a way to use my fingerprint to login to the domain in Windows 8.1
It seems that Win8 is different that Win7 in terms of allowing for fingerprint domain login.  Based on what I found on another Win7 thread I did some modifications
and got this far in terms of fixing the problem:
In Administration Tools go to:
Local Group Policy Editor / Administrative Templates / Windows Components / Biometrics

 Allow  the use of biometrics
(the default is 'not configured') Allow  users to logon using biometrics
(the default is 'not configured') Allow  domain users to logon using biometrics
(the default is 'not configured')
After this the PC will ask you to ?Lock? the PC and follow instructions.  I keep restarting the PC but can't get it to work yet; I'm probably misunderstanding
something or missed a step.

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When I want Login to my Windows 7 via Active Directory username and password, I got below error :

What is problem?


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The Windows 7 Pro Domain login screen is completely differrent from the XP one ( where you press cntl-alt-del )

Anyone know if it is possible to revert to the XP login screen?

A:Windows 7 Domain Login screen

Firstly.. why would you want to?

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Hi All,
A very happy new year to you all...

i wish as always i get the answer for my query,

My problem is i want to know how can i change the login screen on a member PC ( which is running with Windows7 professional) as like how it was for XP or for Windows Vista,

Now everytime after shutting down the PC, the users are required to put their complete domain/username, which is realy causing me problem, as all the users cannot remember the actual way to login to the domain, so can we shift the screen into where your only need to putin their username and password,

now the user is promted to put domainmane/username

and password,

i want it to be username and password as simple as like previous OS


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My laptop is having windows xp and it has only one login which is also the local administrator. Currently the login is disabled and whenever I try to login I get the message that the login is locked out. I know the password and there is no need to reset the password.

Is there a way I can enable a login which is currently locked out? Please help.

A:Windows XP - How to enable the admin login which is currently locked out

I wasn't aware this was a possiblilty in XP. What is the exact message you are getting? Does this sound familiar >> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/q242917/

And if you boot in Safe Mode and choose the built-in Admin account (not your normal account), can you get in?

Probably everything there is to know about XP passwords can be found here:


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hi ll,

i am new into the smart card technology.

i am in the military and currently check my e-mail and military websites using my CAC/ Smart Card. my OS is Windows 7 Home Premium. I have noticed when i log on to the work computers all i have to do is just

insert my smart card and enter the pin to logon on to windows 7.
can i do the same with my home computer ?????

please guys give me a hand here. i'm not well experienced with this.

A:Enable Smart Card Windows 7 Login !++

Yes, you have an open source project enabling home computer to logon using a smart card.

Its the eidauthenticate software whose url is EIDAuthenticate - My Smart Logon

They are supporting CAC smart card.

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All user's account's the my computer are disabled, and can't login to Windows 7.
How can i enable account and login to the Windows

Please help me.


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Help and Support Center provides a centralized facility through
which users can obtain assistance on a variety of topics. For
instance, it provides product documentation, assistance in
determining hardware compatibility, access to Windows Update,
online help from Microsoft, and other assistance. Users and
programs can execute URL links to Help and Support Center by
using the "hcp://" prefix in a URL link instead of "http://".

A security vulnerability is present in the Windows Me version of
Help and Support Center, and results because the URL Handler for
the "hcp://" prefix contains an unchecked buffer.

An attacker could exploit the vulnerability by constructing a URL
that,when clicked on by the user, would execute code of the
attacker's choice in the Local Computer security context. The URL
could be hosted on a web page, or sent directly to the user in
email. In the web based scenario, where a user then clicked on
the URL hosted on a website, an attacker could have the ability
to read or launch files already present on the local machine. In
the case of an e-mail borne attack, if the user was using Outlook
Express 6.0 or Outlook 2002 in their default configurations, or
Outlook 98 or 2000 in conjunction with the Outlook Email Security
Update, then an attack could not be automated and the user would
still need to click on a URL sent in e-mail. However if the user
was not using Outlook Express 6.0 or Outlook 2002 in t... Read more

A:Flaw in Windows Me Help and Support Center Could Enable Code Execution: Feb 26

Im sorry but doesn't that go against the Forum Rules of explaining how to HACK, crack, or pirate programs? Because I just learned something new...

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Hey guys,

So it starts like this. I wanted to network my Win7 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 "WORKGROUP" on her laptop. Now, in the system settings it was set on Domain, with domain name being "SOUTHCITY", i went ahead and selected Workgroup and input "WORKGROUP".

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 "user". 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!

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

Have you tried VNC? RealVNC - Download VNC? Free Edition 4.1
You could then fix mom's computer as well as accessing files. One caveat. Without a VPN it's not secure.

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our Windows 10 all clients are hanging while login to domain server. 1 PC which is not part of domain can access domain server without any issue, but all domain clients hangs. I have restarted the domain server but still issue has not been resolved.
Please help in this.

Windows server 2012 R2

Thanks & Regards

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Hi All,

I'm having an issue here at work with the laptops used by workers to take out of the office. As far as I remember, windows has cached the logins for all users on the laptop so long as they have logged into the domain while connected to the network at least once.

It appears that now, windows is only remembering the most recent login - all other users will receive a "There are no logon servers available to service the logon request"

If anyone has any ideas it would be greatly appreciated.

A:Windows 7 only caches one Login when disconnected from network/domain

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

If you have many machines then you may wish to push any changes that you make through a startup script using group policy

Hope this helps,

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Joined domain, unable to login with admin credentials, other user accounts. Can only login with local account.

A:Windows 10 invalid login credentials after joining domain

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I've setup a windows dual boot system with Windows XP professional and Windows 7 professional x64 on a Dell Optiplex 740. The windows XP was installed on an 80 GB 10K disk and the windows 7 professional x64 partition was setup on an Intel SSD drive. Both installations were done from scratch (no imaging).

Right now The system running windows 7 professional x64 on the SSD is having problems connecting to my Domain controllers (Windows server 2003 x64 sp2 - fully patched). When I first did the install of the operating system and was doing the software installation from our network I didn't have any problems. However After setting up the system for our Developer and moving it about 150 feet down the hall, this windows 7 system has a problem logging on to our network.

The error message I get after trying to login is is Unknown logon Error.

I have tried different network cards, a completely different network port, updating drivers and none of this has resolved my issue. I have removed the system from the domain and re-added it and this worked for roughly 24-36 hours. Then the developer mentioned they were having the same login problems as before.

This issue occurs with the developers credentials as well as a the credentials from a Domain Administrator.

The XP system and windows 7 system are named similarly, but they are still different. Both systems are using the same dns servers. Currently I don't see any error messages on either my domain controller or the windows 7 system.
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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

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We have a single domain environment with Windows 7 64bit clients. Some of our users have to "CLICK INTO THE PASSWORD FIELD" after they hit ctrl-alt-delete when they login.

Is there a way to save users the step of having to click into the Password Field before they enter their password?

(The devil's in the details.)

Thanks in advance for any help!

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

Hitting the tab key also switches to the password field.

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I thought Windows 8.1 was supposed to come with built in finger print enrollment so I removed the Digital Persona thing that was part of my control panel in windows 8 however when I try to set it up in windows 8.1 without it there is a section in the account setup to sign in with a fingerprint but the add button is grayed out.

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Hello all.

After a bunch of Windows updates last night we are no able to log in a significant amount of computers, this also happens in safe mode where upon pressing control alt delete for login it turns to a blank screen with just a mouse cursor.

Reading up on google, someone said it was a DCOM setting in Group policy, but they didn't say exactly what.

It seems to have happened to a number of other schools in the area as well. Likely to be a Windows Update issue. Any ideas?


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Having problems with a long time to login to the domain (server is Windows 2008.)  Login takes 7 to 15 minutes for one user's profile and only 6 seconds for the administrator. The system is an HP 4520s ProBook running Windows 7 64 bit, 4 Gb RAM, Intel
i5 CPU M460 @ 2.53 GHz. This is a new Win 7 laptop deployed about a week ago.
Ran MSCONFIG and disabled all non essential apps. User also had the desktop background set to point to multiple photos for a background slideshow.  Changed it to the standard Windows 7 background, which takes login time down to about 2 to
4 minutes.  The administrator and other logins for other users on this machine take only 6 to 30 seconds. 
Any ideas?

A:Windows 7 64 bit, domain login takes 7 to 15 minutes for one user's profile and 6 seconds for the administrator.

Hi Caro Boyd,
Thanks for the post!
In order to figure out which took a long time during the boot ,I recommend you use the
Process Monitor. Check which took the long time after winlogon.exe started.
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your question. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread.

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IP settings 

Subnet mask




Windows 7

IP address automatically  





error code reads 


following error occored wen DNS was queried for the servise location (SRV)

record used to locate an Active Directory Domane Controller (AD DC) for Domain



error was: "This operation returned because the timeout period expired."

code 0x000005b4 ERROR_TIMEOUT)


query was for SRV record_ldap._tcp.dc._msdcs.dalek.local.

DNS server used  by this com... Read more

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When using IE8 and navigating to a site that requires authentication, a dialog is poped up requesting the username and password. On Windows versions prior to 7, this would not default the Domain to the name of the computer (assuming the computer is not part of an AD Domain), in fact there was no default domain name used as part of the username.

On Windows 7, the Domain defaults to the user's computer, if the username does not contain a domain specification ex not like: "MYDOMAIN\myusername". If you just type in "myusername", then the default domain is explicitly passed. If the site assumes that just the username will be passed, and infers the domain, the way Windows 7 always passes an explicit domain name (either typed as part of the username, or the default computer name) causes the login to not work. In my particular case, we're no quite sure what domain name the web site is expecting (since it expects just a username and infers the domain for us).

In Windows 7, when the "Windows Security" login dialog pops up, how do you tell it to just pass the username, excluding the default domain name?

A:Default Domain in "Windows Security" login dialog

I just started using Windows 7 and I am experiencing the same issue with the default domain in "Windows Security" login dialog? I've been searching, but no solution so far.

Some guidance would be greatly appreciated.


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Hi everybody, unfortunately, Lenovo doesn't keep their Firefox-plugin for the ThinkVantage Password Manager working with newer versions -same with other browsers. Or does anybody have a solution or idea for this? Of course, I would prefer to use this solution. I have to login between many people into different online-accounts almost every day and besides ThinkPads great keyboard, the Lenovo-solution to be able to login online by using the fingerprint sensor was one of the most important reasons to choose a TP. Which software do you use for this. You call this biometric single-sign-on I think. Does anybody have a solution or a creative idea? Or is the fingerprint sensor supposed to be only used for OS- and software-logins? My configuration: T430s, Windows 7, Password Manager 4.7, Firefox 57 I would be so greatful if you could help me with this... Thank you, Manuel

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So I rebooted the win7 workstation went to login to it normally with the users credentials and it acts like its a new user login everything is default all pst's, docs, favs, everything is gone . If you browse the windows explorer you can see there are other similar profiles that it looks like used to be . What would happen if I tried to rename a user in Active directory?

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Dear Community,

My company use around 700 desktops and laptops on a domain. our file server has a home share drive that the AD links to and then maps when a user logs onto any machine when using their domain account. my problem when I log onto my normal laptop
it says network name is no longer available. when I log onto another machine it connects and maps normally. all other servers UNC name works normally. I can ping it by DNS and IP and can RDP to it but not see any shares.

Please can you help?

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We have our fingerprint device which is working properly as USB device. 

Data capturing works fine with our proprietary application.

Currently we are using custom vendor USB class for driver development.

When we plug this device, this device is listed in "Universial Serial Bus Controller" catagories in Windows Device Manager.

We want to use Windows Biometric Framework for the same device to achieve Windows Biometric login.

I understand that, we need to write WBDI compitible driver but I have query related to fingerprint device hardware.

We are targeting Windows 7 and later operating systems.

Will there be any changes required in hardware to work with WBDI driver ?

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