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Q: Cannot find server when I try to logon to IE

I have optimum online dsl, I reformatted my hard drive & restarted everything. Everything installed fine. I loaded the drivers for the modem, & installed everything. I try to logon to Internet explorer, I get a error message "cannot find server". I pinged my ip address it went through fine. But, I still cannot connect to the internet. I really need some help.

Preferred Solution: Cannot find server when I try to logon to IE

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

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A: Cannot find server when I try to logon to IE

Sounds like a DNS issue.

Try this: Ping www.sunlitsurf.com.

If that works, then try to ping (the IP of Sunlitsurf.com)

Let me know what happens and we'll go from there....


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I have no idea what happened but some people were on my computer this weekend and now whenever I go to logon to sites that bring up the grey login box I get the following blank screen and message, Cannot find server or dns error. I have tried reloading IE and even went to roomates computer and where the site works and changing the settings. It works with Netscape just not with IE. The website in particular is www.intertops.com but there are several others that won't let me logon. Please advise.

A:Cannot find server or dns error AND Logon

Lets see a hijackthis log to see if something is causing it there.Unzip the download then run a scan. Save the log then copy and paste its results here.

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I have 2 servers; windows 2000 & windows 2008, I can always access them via XP but my system 7 home can't authenticate. It appears to add the domain name as a preamble my user name in the authentication....does this make sense?


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was trying to network my computer to the server but keep getting the message 'server not responding from client computer' can anyone help please.

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this is my sisters hp laptop she got malware which made the internet explorer not access any networks but i deleted the maleware wid maleware bytes but still cannot connect to server its using a wireless connection to a bt home hub the connection is fine cos she can connect to ares lite (the p2p program) but not to any websites ive tryed winsock fix lpfix and iefix but all did not work ne help will be much appreciated thankx

A:internet explorer 6 cannot find server server or dns error

am i doing something wrong?

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while am entering one user it is showing no logon server is available.  And I can use another user in the same system and I can use this same user in another system

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Same issue is happening as with many other stated :
Is any update on this?
User cashed in, was able to log in as on network. 15 min later can't log in to laptop offline. Wi-Fi is disable.
No problem to login with local test account that was created on laptop.
This is reoccurring problem with multiple laptops any brands, types. Win7 Enterprise x64. Can be any time with any user.
Any real ideas about it or / and fix ?
Thank you.
"Having the same issues for multiple corporate laptops. They are domain joined running Windows 7 Enterprise. When users are off the network for a random amount of time, they lose their cached credentials, and then cannot sign in getting the error about
no logon server available. I think no solution has been posed to fix this yet.  This isn't anything to do with the amount of credentials in group policy.  This appears to be random.
One of the workarounds we have had was to have the user sign in as the local account, start the VPN software, switch users, then sign on.  Without access to VPN, this would not work for most people.  I'd like to know why a cached credential
is lost, and what we can do to stop this from happening. "

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At first I thought this might be a virus, but now I'm really confused as to what it is. I'm giving as much information as I can, because a lot of these results were surprising to me.

- Version of the OS. If Service Packs are installed, mention these too.
Windows XP Home with SP3. HP Pavilion Laptop from early 2005. It can also dual boot.

- If the OS produces an error, either upload a screenshot of the error message (ALT+PrtScrn), or literally quote
the error in your post at the forum (Preferred).
Windows cannot find "logon.exe". Make sure you typed the name correctly and try again..." Then something about locating the file using Search.

- Were there recent crashes that could have caused this problem?
Yes, I tried installing/uninstalling MySQL several times. After the first install, I tried to start up MySQL. However, it prompted for a password, and I entered the MySQL root password. It failed (perhaps I should have entered my Windows password), so I uninstalled it. I reinstalled MySQL, now I get a "Cannot start MySQL service" error. This was because there was still a MySQL service running. I stopped it, but I couldn't get rid of the error, so I cancelled the install. I uninstalled MySQL, but it got stuck at step 2/2 for around 10 minutes, so I clicked cancel. It also crashed Youtube, so I ended up closing my browser (Chrome). The waited another 5 minutes for the uninstall to cancel, but it didn't. I tried to Ctrl + Alt + Del... Read more

A:Windows cannot find logon.exe

You could try running Restore to a save point before this issue occurred. You could also boot from your XP CD and perform a Repair.

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good afternoon. the above message appears upon starting the dell inspiron laptop running XP, mcafee, spybot (teatimer disabled at the moment). i have already run an HJT log and am asking for your assistance to solve the problem. Thank youNewbie, excuse my ignorance! Any help is appreciated. Running on a Dell Inspiron Windows XP, w/McAfee, Spybot (w/teatimer disabled). Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 1:35:38 PM, on 2/2/2010Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16827)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exeC:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exeC:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\MSC\mcmscsvc.exec:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\mcafee\mna\mcnasvc.exec:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\mcafee\mcproxy\mcproxy.exeC:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\VIRUSS~1\mcshield.exeC:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\MPFSrv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\HPZipm12.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\dllhost.exeC:\Program Files\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.exec:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exeC:\WINDOWS\ehome\ehtray.exeC:\WINDOWS\stsystra.exeC:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exeC:\Program Files\Comcast\Desktop Doctor\bin\sprtcmd.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exeC:\... Read more

A:windows cannot find logon.exe

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Foll... Read more

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Hi All,

I have just added 4 computers to my domain. I rebuilt them from scratch so I know they are brand spanking new. Defore adding them to the domain they booted and logged in real quick. Now that I have added them to the domain they take an age to 'load persoanl settings'. Now i realise the first time you logon it has to create your profile but it doesnt appear to get any quick later on. The strange thing is that all the other computers bottup and login just fine.
My question is how can I find out what is causing the problem. I have read elsewhere that it could be a network timeout, or failed or not installed drivers. But How do I find out?

Windows XP Pro SP2 on a Windows 2003 server based network.

Any ideas welcome.

PS. The anti-virus makes no difference and there are VERY few services and start up items loading on boot.

A:How do I find the cause of a slow logon?

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I have tried to download this program several times, when I download it mbam.exe disappears. I watch the folder it's downloading to, mbam.exe shows up during the installation then disappears...

Anyone ever heard of this....

EDIT: Or this happens as well:

Unable to execute file mbam.exe
CreateProcess failed; code 2.
The system cannot find the specified file.

I have tons of trojans that AVG can't delete so I tried booting mbam and this is what happens...

A:Windows cannot find logon.exe ?

My computer keeps giving me this message when it starts up: "Windows cannot find logon.exe - click Start then Search" or something like that. Also I noticed it starts up really slow. I have AVG and it reports lots of Vundo trojans and other bad stuff that may be causing it. I just recently had to have my motherboard replaced and soon will have to have my psu replaced as well, if you think that's relevant

Anyway here's a current logfile (I got one error while doing the log that showed up twice and submitted them, I printscreened it but now it's not showing on my clipboard so I can't show you what it said)

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 9:42:19 AM, on 11/1/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgchsvx.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgrsx.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgcsrvx.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqSRMon.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
C:\PRO... Read more

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I need help badly!!! I have a dell desktop pc that I bought from the business I work for. I have tried a wireless connection as well as a cable connection and have been having the same problem with each. It will show that I am connected however I can only access a few web pages here and there and then after a few minutes all sites display 'cannot find server'. The computer has been removed from the domain (as someone told me to do) and I hope I did that correctly. I was also told by someone else to setup a new connection to my ISP server and delete any others which exist. Did that as well. Still having problems. I went to a website to run a test and it said my DNS server IP address needs to be reconfigured. Does anyone know how to explain to me how to do this in 'how to for dummies' terms??? lol Thank you in advance for any help i may receive!!!!!!

A:Cannot find server(Reconfigure DNS server IP address)

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I'm messing around with W2K Server at home and can't seem to get it connected through my cable modem to my ISP's DHCP server. I know the cable and connection are good because it works on my W2K Pro workstation. I've tried ipconfig /renew but that's when the error occurs that it can't find DHCP. I can successfully ping the loopback address. The NIC is set to use DHCP.

Since I'm just becoming familiar with Server I'm sure there's something I'm not configuring properly. Suggestions?


A:W2K Server can't find external to DHCP server

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We have a domain with a NT Server 4 PDC and one NT Server 4 BDC. The clients in use are NT Workstation 4 and Windows 2000 Professional.

Recently when adding new users to the domain, these new users are unable to logon to the domain. The following message appears:

"The system could not log you on. Make sure your user name & domain are correct, then type your password again ....."

I tried again the next day, in case of sync delays, but the problem persisted.

It's as if these users don't exist, even though all the details are there in User Manager and are correct.

Existing users can logon to the domain without any problems. The problem only affects newly added users and existing users which have been renamed.

Any suggestions are greatly appreciated.



A:NT Server 4 Logon Problem

Try here :-


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Now that I've got our network running relatively trouble-free, I'm looking for a good source of explaining how to create logon scripts for mapping drives, printers, etc.

Can anyone point me to a good source?
James H

A:Looking for Win Server logon scripts

open up a command prompt and type net use /?

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I have a Win95 workstation that, all of a sudden, cannot get validated by our NT 4.0SP6 server and as a result, can't log into the network.

A little background - we run Exchange 5.5SP3 using NT authentication to connect to the mailboxes. We also run telnet software to connect to some mainframe apps and give our users Internet access. These software uses TCP/IP to connect.

Now, the workstation gets a proper IP address and as a result, can access their mainframe apps and the Internet. However, since the user can't log into our network, they have no access to their e-mail. That's a problem. However, if you bypass the Client for Microsoft Networks logon, and then double-click on Outlook, you get prompted for the login credentials. If you enter them there, you're in.

As well, we run DHCP. The workstation is receving an IP address from the DHCP server, which as so happens is the server that validates user logons.

We're running TCP/IP only on both workstation and server.

I've had the user login on another machine. No problems there. I've tried other user ID's on the problem workstation and get the same error. I've take the workstation and plugged into another network outlet that works...same error message.

Soooo - I've narrowed it down to a workstation issue! I've removed all network settings. No change. I've removed the network card drivers and re-installed from scratch. No change. I've tried using another NIC ... Read more

A:Logon to NT server problems

Do you get any error at all when trying to login from this particular workstation? Delete the local profile and also the local pwl file and try again. Is this PC pulling an IP address fron a DHCP server or is it static. Do a winipcfg once and if the user is authenticated. Sounds like he is never being logged in and your server should be generating some kind of error as to why.

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Hi team

I have a small office network and have just installed a new laptop. I can see and access all other notes but I cant access the administration PC (an old NT4 SP6 machine). with all other 98 machines.

Thye network is not on a domain, just a work group.

I get the error: "The user has not been granted the requested logoin type at this computer"

Any Ideas???

Regards Jason

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I have a DSL connection to the Internet over a home LAN. We are using a Pentium III
700 Mhz, 128 mb as a WIN 98 SE server for 3 other machines. After failing miserably at attempts to get ICS to work, we bought and installed All_Aboard from InternetShare. My question is, how to get the server machine to logon the Internet automatically upon booting into Windows. Having to physically go to the server/computer everytime it's turned on and manually access the net is a real pain.

Any tips along these lines will be appreciated. Thanks.

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A:Nt Server No Logon After Boot?

NT Server version??????
Can you boot into safe mode?

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Just built a new Windows Server 2003. Set up domain controller. My XP Pro system cannot join the domain. The process goes far enough to ask for a username and password. I give it one. After a couple of mintes, the process fails with the message:

The following error occurred attempting to join the domain "atr"

The specified server cannot perform the requested operation.

In the file netsetup.log, I find, in part:

11/02 20:28:08 NetpCheckDomainNameIsValid [ Exists ] for 'atr' returned 0x0
11/02 20:28:08 NetpValidateName: name 'atr' is valid for type 3
11/02 20:28:08 NetpDsGetDcName: trying to find DC in domain 'atr', flags: 0x1020
11/02 20:28:08 NetpDsGetDcName: found DC '\\ATRPDC' in the specified domain
11/02 20:29:09 NetpJoinDomain: status of connecting to dc '\\ATRPDC': 0x0
11/02 20:29:09 NetpGetLsaPrimaryDomain: status: 0x0
11/02 20:29:09 NetpGetDnsHostName: Read NV Hostname: Office01
11/02 20:29:09 NetpGetDnsHostName: PrimaryDnsSuffix defaulted to DNS domain name: atr.local
11/02 20:29:09 NetpLsaOpenSecret: status: 0xc0000034
11/02 20:29:09 NetpGetLsaPrimaryDomain: status: 0x0
11/02 20:29:09 NetpLsaOpenSecret: status: 0xc0000034
11/02 20:29:09 NetpJoinDomain: status of setting machine password: 0x0
11/02 20:29:30 NetpLdapBind: ldap_bind failed on \\ATRPDC: 81: Server Down
11/02 20:29:30 ldap_unbind status: 0x0

Anyone have an idea what I have done wrong?

A:Cannot Logon to new Server 2003

Found the basic problem using netdiag. RPC is disabled in the Windows Firewall and there does not seem to be a simple way to enable enough of it to allow computers to join the Domain! Go figure. Turned of the firewall and all is well.

Seems stupid to me. I would expect the Active Domain Wizard to open up whatever is necessary in the firewall, just as it turns on and configures DNS.

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I am setting up an computer with XP as a server for a small network. I have set several folder to share and I can reach them from other computers. However, I want users to have to logon and use a password and can't figure out how to set this up. Our other servers has 2000 and when you connect to //server the logon_password dialogue box opens. In the XP one, it immediately opens. What do I do? (believe it or not, I have more knowledge about this than the others in the organization)

A:Logon/password For Xp Used As Server

Well...I don't ever logon and most persons seem to want to avoid logging on on systems like mine (single user, no one else has access to system).But you might look at http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/win_xp_logon.htm and see what ideas develop.http://pcsupport.about.com/od/tipstricks/h...wxppassword.htmI suppose you need to create user accounts with passwords.Louis

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how do i enable an account to be able to logon to win2k server locally?? i have enabled it in local policy but it doesn't work again after restarting.

A:logon to server locally

You have to give the user the right to log on locally in the domain security policy as well You can give the one user the right by adding them to the policy or a group by adding the group to the domain security policy.

Best of luck,

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Good day to all. I would appreciate input / help to address the problem I?m having with Win 7 after I logon to my account. Here are some details of my system and the ?problem?.

1)- Hardware: Notebook, MSI U230 Light , CPU Athlon Neo MV-40, RAM 2G , HDD 250 GB
Operating system: Windows 7 Home Premium. This is the only OS on the notebook.

2)- The problem occurs in about 10% of all logon attempts ? it does not occur all the time. This is how / when the problem occurs:

3)- Win 7 starts successfully and icons for my two profiles (G2 , G-msi) appear. I logon to my account (G2) and then see the ?welcome? screen, and after a very long period of searching by the system, windows reports that it cannot find my desktop. The Win 7 notice indicates that a file may have been moved , or that the file may have been on a removable media. (Note: However, I did NOT delete, edit, or remove any file(s) or the HDD).

4)- On one occasion, after this problem occurred, windows provided me with a ?temporary account? and desktop and indicated any files that I generated would not be saved when I logged-off. On another occasion when I experienced this problem my desktop wallpaper was replaced with a blue screen Window 7 default. Each time when Windows 7 has been unable to find my desktop, I have shutdown and rebooted and subsequently managed to logon successfully.

5)- It may be of interest to note that all wallpapers / backgrounds used to ?personalize? my desktop ca... Read more

A:Windows cannot find my desktop after logon

i remember having this problem too at one point with my old pc, not sure what is the cause or how i fixed it but this should help
cheers mate
"Windows cannot find" errors: How to solve them? - a knol by Konstantin Artemev

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         i am trying to find out about this logon it is on a lot of logons in different programs i am only person that use's this computer! I have also noticed a of programs acting crazy some times thank you!!

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After restarting my PC last night I noticed the OS took much longer to boot and after loading the desktop, I got the error "Windows cannot find logon.exe," and notice the following:Cannot access Start menu (I was able to get this running by clicking properties on the task bar and making some changes and saving)
McAffee Security Suite is not loaded
Drivers are not loaded, including USB and network drivers.
OS System files are running but no username is associated with them. Typically they are loaded by "System"
I cannot complete basic function like drag & drop, paste, etc.
I CAN copy files from command prompt, but cannot copy folders...even with xcopy.
I can load software and use computer management.

I believe this is not from a virus. I installed Windows XP SP2 in May. I made a mistake and loaded the root drive as D:. I've never seen this done before, but I didn't think it would be a big deal to leave it, so I opted not to reinstall.

I setup an Administrator account and a 2nd user account for my normal logon and added it to the administrators group. I also put My Documents onto the E: partition.

After starting Windows, I noticed that the Administrator account was not listed on the logon screen. I also noticed that I did not need to enter a password logging onto my user account, even though I had set one. I wasn't too concerned though, so I ignored these.

Yesterday I created a 2nd user logon account and I switched back and forth betwee... Read more

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I have had trouble recently with a worm on my windows-2000 server, I spent a few hours getting rid of the little blighter, however I now have a machine that will not boot up completely.
Being paranoid I have my c partition set as Fat32 and dual-boot so I can boot onto the drive under windows-98 and poke about a bit.
What happens is the machine comes up as normal and gets to the "Preparing network connections" - then it just stops there, I've tried safe mode but that's just the same. I've had a look through microsoft's website and checked a couple of manuals to no avail. I get an error message about the application log being full and if this is the first time you've seen it etc etc and also "some services did not start" so things are coming up in the background but I cannot log onto the console.
Whatching the machine itself once it get's to this state then it pulses the hard drive about every 1.5seconds.
I may well end-up overinstalling Windows-2000 server just to fix it but I think I'm within a smidgen of getting the thing working again so it's just fustrating.
Any suggestions would be gratefully accepted!
Many thanks

A:Help - Windows 2000 server logon

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My laptop was running perfectly for several years until Global IT with my company installed client software I needed last week and they screwed up my computer in the process. They have been zero help to fix it. I am no longer able to log into the computer at all now. The error received is "no logon server available to service the logon request". Not sure if it matters, but the guy selected run as different user and not run as admin while installing. No one seems to know what he did or changed.

I work remote so I don't connect to VPN until after I log into the computer and then I can log into VPN. Was thinking IT did something to make it where I need to be hardwired to network, but not sure. A local IT has been no help also, but gave me admin login info and said to log into VPN then switch users and login as me. Same error. It seems almost like my account was removed. I only saw the admin account when viewing user accounts. Shouldn't I appear there if still on the computer? No system restore at a different time point available either. Open System Restore doesn't open. I have lots of work files needed and I am scared everything is gone now. Anyone have this before or have any advice? Thank you.

A:No Logon Server - Deleted User

That message means that the computer doesn't see the work network, nor any cached information for your login.

Worse case, your profile was removed. The way to find out is with the admin account, to go to Control Panel > System > Advanced System Settings > User Profiles.

If your login name is here, then the profile is still there. Also check C: > Users for your user profile folder.

If that is there, then the data is there, but until you can get connected to your work network, you will not be able to log in with your credentials. Hopefully they have set up the VPN Connection to allow logging into the network before logging in?

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I am trying to replace our server (Primary domain controller).
Its a new dell machine that works fine & has
NT server 4 installed correctly.

I setup the new server with the old servers name & Domain during setup.

I was expecting to be able to unplug the old one & replace with the new one & still be able to log in from a client; to no avail.

Clients get the "no domain server was found to validate...etc" error when trying to log on.
What am i missing?
(btw: cables & nics are all tested & good)

Thanks in advance,


A:{Solved} - New server logon problems

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Here's the problem, I am running windows 2003 server. also I am working with a work group, When I am on my machine and trying to connect to another machines shared hard drive it ask for a password. Now, this just started before it never asked for one and I never put a password in. Any Help is greatly appreciated.This happens when I go to my network places, view all computers then click on the computer i want to search on.

A:Server 2003 logon problems

Look at the shares on the PC you are attempting to connect to. YOu can try removing the share and adding it again without a password and see if that works.

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We have a linux server. All XP Pro clients. Just purchased first Windows 7 computer. It will not allow access to data on server. Keeps asking for passwords. The correct user and password are given and it will not accept. Any suggestions?

A:Linux server will not allow windows 7 logon

Windows 7 default settings are much more secure than previous version of windows, using stringer encryption and not using older protocols for authentication.
You can set it to be more like previous version:
Click Start, type secpol.msc, press Enter
Navigate to here:
Computer Settings | Windows Settings | Security Settings | Local Policies | Security Options
Change these settings:
Network security: LAN Manager authentication level - Set to Send LM & NTLM responses

Network Security: Minimum session security for NTLM SSP based (including secure RPC) clients - Uncheck Require 128-bit encryption

Network Security: Minimum session security for NTLM SSP based (including secure RPC) servers - Uncheck Require 128-bit encryption

Reboot and test.

You may need to set this one as well:

Domain member: Require strong (Windows 2000 or later) session key - Disabled

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New guy here,

We have a server 2008 R2 (32) which is a domain controller, we recently switched from open storage (6 raid-5 drives in the server) to closed storage (removing the drive) every night. I do not want staff pulling the power on a domain controller every night to remove the drives, so I looked in the GPO "log on locally' and 'allow shut down'.

This works, however, the temptation is there to 'look around', see what we can see, etc.

Is there a way, either a security setting or a batch file that staff without admin right can log onto a server, down the server correctly, but not open windows explore.

I am thinking some way to write a script "IF logon server = \\DCSERVER then noaccess browsing" something like that, that is your are not an admin, and log onto a server, your Windows Explorer rights are limited.



A:Server 2008 and local logon

Ok, after thinking about this, not using a script but a local policy to "hide the C: drive"

Is there a way assign a server local group to have the C: drive hidden from them?


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I used a very simple program in August when the RTM first came out to change the logon screen without having to deal with the registry. Now I can't find it; it was something that didn't require installation, because it doesn't appear in the start menu. Just needed to point to the jpg I wanted and it changed it for me. Can someone point me in the right direction?

Eh, I just found it online again: Windows 7 Logon Background Changer - Customize your Windows 7 welcome screen wallpaper

- Eli

A:Can't find my program for changing logon screen

Yeah, it's here, in this tutorial by our member link8583, who is the app developer. But you've already found it.

Log On Screen - Change

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let me just get that out,

my computer was recently ravaged with viruses and i had to reformat.
i reformat.
Now whenever i try to connect it says unable to find a certificate to log you on to youor network.

im using xp and a belkin router.
all other computers on the network work fine....

Ive been readin up and the only solution i can find is "Click on the Authentication tab and now uncheck the Enable IEEE 802.1x authentication for this network box."
This option is greyed out on my computer and i cant click it,
have the WZC on, set on a WPA-PSK
ive tried it on both AES and TKIP and still get the same message

A:"unable to find you certificate to logon to the network"

System manufacturer and model?

Wireless adapter manufacturer and model?


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ok well i have a computer with windows server 2003 and I want to put the XP Professional logon screen on it(you know the one that's all blue and says your logon names over to the right)right now I have the default logon screen that just has a windows with your logon name inside of it. if anyone know how to do it please let me know, it would be much appreciated!

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I have a problem and it is that I must log on vpn server before I log on the domain

in windows xp I can tick the "Log on using dial-up connection"

how do I do this in windows vista / 7

kind regards


i am not that good in english :-( so please be

A:windows 7 logon a domain controller through a vpn server

in internet explorer>tools (top right corner)>internet options>connections tab>add vpn

hope this helps, good luck

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W2k3 network. Terminal server crashed and required a re-format and reinstall. I restored the C: drive, the utility partition and then the system state. Once I restored the system state I could no longer log on to the server. The error message states that the domain controllers are not reachable. I went through the process twice, first restoring all three at once and then holding off on the system state and doing it after booting to "directory services restore mode". Same outcome.

Any ideas?


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Hi, A friend has installed Windows 2003 and when the computer boots he is prompted to hold down the Control+Alt+Delete as a security feature before entering The Log On password. I would like to know if a password was not set upon installation if the prompt would still appear ? Also I would like to know if this feature can be bypassed somewhere in the settings.


A:Windows 2003 server Admin Logon

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My new Vista64 machine lives in my domain and thus connects to our Small Business Server. Like any other computer, on logon a script runs "setup.exe" and sets up connections to network drives.

On each startup Vista reports this a security-issue and I need to give permission..... Annoying!

How do I solve this?

A:Vista64 nags about logon script SBS Server

I'm interested in a solution for this also, it's not often I reboot my work's PC, but when I do it's bloody annoying.

BTW this is not just an x64 thing as my work pc is running Vista Business 32bit.

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Hi. I've got a problem that has got me completely baffled. I've got 3 Windows XP Pro machines connecting to a Windows 2000 domain server. They all logon, but it takes probably 2 full minutes to get to the desktop after the logon screen. It sits at "Applying your personal settings" screen for what seems like forever and then finally gets to the desktop. I've checked the firewall settings for the network connection and it is disabled. I've reconfigured the server back to all default settings on group policy and the like. Nothing seems to help. Anyone else seen this or experienced this? Thanks for any info.

BTW, I've got SP2 installed on the server and the xp machines are brand new and updated.

A:Windows XP and slow logon to 2000 server

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Hi Everyone,
I have searched high and low, and tried everything I can think of but I cannot for the life of me figure out why logging in to my windows 2000 advanced server box takes approx. 10-15 min(!!). This is so unbelieveably painful to deal with.

After entering my username and password in the login box, the screen is cleared and only the mouse is visible, switching in between the standard cursor and the cursor with an hourglass for about 10-15 minutes.

This not only happens from remote connections but when logging in locally as well. It appears to be due to some process which is occurring right after windows is loaded. I say this because I can see the disk activity light on during this entire 10-15 min. period. If I let the machine boot up and sit there for the 10-15 minute period my login takes the expected short time so this seems to be due to some process which is loaded on boot, not on login.

I do have about 5,000 fonts in my winnt/fonts directory. I had read somewhere that certain processes searching for fonts can take a long time at start up but I tried the given solution of adding the fonts directory to my path environment variable but that had no effect.

If anyone has any idea what could be causing this problem please let me know! Also, if you have any suggesstions for methods of detecting which process is causing this delay that would be helpful. I have been struggling with this for quite some time. It is especially painful because I have also been strug... Read more

A:Extremely slow login(logon) (w2k server)

Hi thelaster,

I run servers installed with the same OS as yours for my job : I never met this kind of problem. Once a week, I backup the logs and I empty the different caches.
Maybe your system needs a good cleaning followed by a defrag. I suggest you to have a try.

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I recently installed win 2000 advance server on one of my computer. The purpose of doing this is because I want to restrict users at home so that they can use the computer only at a certain time. That mean, I want them to log on when allowed, and when the log on time expired, the computer will log them out automatically.
This is a stand- alone computer. After I run dc-promo to promote it to a domain controller. I used the Policy to enforce restriction. THe results: Users can only log on at the time I indicated.
THe problem: The computer doesn't log them out when logon time expired.

Please help me to find a way, so that Users can log on when time allowed AND log out is a must when log on time expired (OR the PC will shut down automatically)
(Please provide details)

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Hi everyone. I've just put in charge of a small LAN at the school at which I work. There is a server computer running Win 2000 server, and the rest of the computers run Win 98... I've been having rather significant difficulties logging onto the server itself.... in some cases, I can, in others, I get messages ranging anywhere from "No server was able to verify your pasword," to just telling me that the password's wrong... if I had this problem with every computer, it wouldn't be as confusing, but in this case, since it works on some, some of the time, it's got me pretty stumped.


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We're seeing a strange behaviour were cached credentials are overwritten but the entry picked is not the oldest entry available, but the next one in the list.

See attached. The oldest entry is from James_R, dated March 04 2015. When I logged in a new user (on the right hand side - Kris_M) I was expecting James' cached credentials to be removed. I can confirm this is the expected behaviour as I tried it on a fresh
windows image, different domain. However, Windows decided to replace entry number 0, of Rebecca.

We're seeing this with more than just one computer in the domain.
Has anyone came across this so far?
Running Windows 7 32 bit SP1
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I can only see the domain user in logon screen, even in safe mode only domain user is seen. So, is there any fix or solution?

Regards, Sachith H M

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Red Shield - IE Enhanced Security Configuration for Administrators
Amber Shield - IE Enhanced Security Configuration for Non-Administrators
Green Shield - IE Zones
When I click on the how to correct this it takes me to a Windows 2003 page not 2012 for the first issue

And page does not exist for the second issue ?
Any ideas ?

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I also have had norton try to help download a the 360 version and after they took over my desk top I started having the logon problem as the admin. As I was looking through all the problems users have encountered with this I ran across a entry where some had found a free download that would fix the problems, but as luck would have it, before I could write it down my access failed and now I can not find it again. Does any one have that Link?

A:Group policy client server failed logon

Originally Posted by chuckcharrod

I also have had norton try to help download a the 360 version and after they took over my desk top I started having the logon problem as the admin. As I was looking through all the problems users have encountered with this I ran across a entry where some had found a free download that would fix the problems, but as luck would have it, before I could write it down my access failed and now I can not find it again. Does any one have that Link?

Am not able to get u. Is this is happening on clients of your domain. what is the exact error message, at which instant you are getting this..

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