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    Windows NT Workstation logon to NT only

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    by louie ·

    I have this problem. There are a number of workstations that when logging on they only get two lines. Not the regular three. They only get username and password when they should have username, password and domain. They are missing the domain and I do not know why. They do a reboot and the domain line shows up again most of the time. I have removed these workstations from the domain and readded them and the same workstations are still doing this. These workstations are running Windows NT 4.0 SP5. We are running a token ring segment and ethernet segment for our network. Our servers mainly reside on the ethernet side and I think that these workstations reside on token ring side. Just giving all the information that I can and any help would begreat.

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    • #3896140

      Windows NT Workstation logon to NT only

      by msullivan ·

      In reply to Windows NT Workstation logon to NT only

      The most common causes are network connection issues. Check the cables, connections, MAU or HUB, NIC, Drivers, etc.

      Hope this helps
      Mike

    • #3896137

      Windows NT Workstation logon to NT only

      by dklein ·

      In reply to Windows NT Workstation logon to NT only

      This may or may not apply, but check if dial up networking is installed. I’ve seen in win 98 and some others where the ppp adapter is the first one chosen and not the nic card. With the ppp/dialup adapter comes up, no domain is specified so no login choice for domain is available, if you hit log off and log on as different user, the nic card then comes up and domain login occurs. Not sure why but it does happen.

    • #3896134

      Windows NT Workstation logon to NT only

      by harman232 ·

      In reply to Windows NT Workstation logon to NT only

      I would remove the NIC driver and reinstall it, even with a newer version, if available.

      -Kim

    • #3896111

      Windows NT Workstation logon to NT only

      by terrance.grossmith ·

      In reply to Windows NT Workstation logon to NT only

      I don’t know how you removed the workstations from the domain, but I’m going to assume that you used Server Manager for Domains. Here’s what I would suggest: Remove each of the machines from the domain again using Server Manager. The go to each machine, and in the Network settings, put each machine into a Workgroup. Any workgroup name is fine…just so they are no longer part of the domain. Click OK however many times and let each workstation reboot. Then go back to each workstation and put them back into the domain, but check the box to create a computer account on the domain and let the accounts get created that way. Then reboot again and see what happens. I hope this helps. Good Luck.

    • #3896109

      Windows NT Workstation logon to NT only

      by ccsbz ·

      In reply to Windows NT Workstation logon to NT only

      it looks like these workstations are not part of a domain and is up for a workgroup.
      if you check network setting and is set for a domain then replace you NIC.

    • #3896090

      Windows NT Workstation logon to NT only

      by saihib ·

      In reply to Windows NT Workstation logon to NT only

      These kind of software problems make me think that SP5 is the problem. I’d install SP6.0a.

    • #3896081

      Windows NT Workstation logon to NT only

      by miph ·

      In reply to Windows NT Workstation logon to NT only

      It seems the workstations believe they exists on a peer to peer network. This leaves me to believe there is a hardware problem (Nic, cable connectivity problem, bad hub etc.) I assume you are using TCP/IP, perhaps try removing and re-installing TCP/IP.

    • #3895681

      Windows NT Workstation logon to NT only

      by silkwyrm ·

      In reply to Windows NT Workstation logon to NT only

      As mentioned above, the workstations seem to think they are in a workgroup rather than domain. To change this click the change button on the Identification tab of the network properties window. In “Memeber of” Make sure “domain” is selected and theDomain name is correct. If that doesn’t resolve the problem try removing then reinstalling the networking for the workstations, then re-adding the systems to the domain. If that doesn’t work then as above check your hardware. Can the workstations ping the DNS? If so hardware is fine. Verify framerate if using IPX/SPX.

    • #3892457

      Windows NT Workstation logon to NT only

      by joetech3 ·

      In reply to Windows NT Workstation logon to NT only

      If you have a DNS server, check in Network Neighbor – Properties- Protocols – TCP/IP – WINS address and verify the Enable DNS is selected. We have had occasional problems with token ring PCs not being able to see ethernet servers. This resolved it.

      • #3765767

        Windows NT Workstation logon to NT only

        by louie ·

        In reply to Windows NT Workstation logon to NT only

        This worked well. Found that this was not checked and after it was checked, the server was bounced and it appeared that no one is having this problem any more.

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