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I am using my laptop for school, aswell as for work. In order to access certain network drives at work, i need to be part of a domain. Therefore, when im at work i login to the domain there. Ever since i've added this domain, booting into my normal user account takes considerably longer. Why is this? I used to be very content with the booting speed improvements switching to a ssd resulted in, but now this gain is completely nullified.

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Do you really need to be part of a domain? Just authenticating might be enough... – grawity Oct 21 '11 at 13:10
By "booting into my normal user account" do you mean it takes a long time to get to the desktop after logging on as a local (non-domain) user account? – Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Oct 21 '11 at 14:55
No, the 'Please wait...' stage takes way longer. – Lg102 Oct 21 '11 at 19:44
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Your user profile could be in roaming. This means that your user files are downloaded from server during login.

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