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By dgrimes ·
Have just added a W2K Pro computer to a new Win 2003 server with AD, but this computer a very slow to logon to the domain. It takes 20 min+ just to connect (setting network connections) and another 20 min+ to logon (personal settings). This only occurs with this workstation, all other computers are XP Pro and are fast. This computer was replacing a Win98 computer and is used very little, but needed for special process. Once online, its seems to run fine.

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by sgt_shultz In reply to Slow Logon

check to see that the dns settings are correct on the w2k client. you may need to check a working xp box and set the dns settings the same

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by kbecker In reply to Slow Logon

I agree with answer #1. Check DNS. I recently had a user who changed DNS settings to manual on his laptop when he was trying to access the internet at a hotel. Hotel tech support had him change DNS servers to hotel's DNS. When he tried to logon to the work network, it took forever to logon.

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by sreevatsamk In reply to Slow Logon

HI,
1 ) check the DNS settings
2 ) ADD Domain controller IP & Netbios Name in Hosts file .
This will spped up ur login.

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