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Active Directory login

I have a machine with a strange error when logging into ADS. (Local logins work fine.) Profile invalid But when I look through the hard drive I don't even see the account. I know the user has ...
0
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2answers
25 views

How do I connect to ActiveDirectory from Windows7 running under virtualbox?

I have a MBPr and I have installed virtualbox. I setup Windows7 x64 and I can't connect to the work ActiveDirectory. on a standalone Windows machine, I can run any software as a domain user. But when ...
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1answer
37 views

Decrypting a BitLocker-ed that uses TPM

I'm looking at Dislocker but i cant figure out if a drive that is locked using TPM, but has those details stored in AD, can be opened using Dislocker. Does anyone know? EDIT: Dislocker is a linux ...
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1answer
32 views

Run command on every windows workstation

I just found out that I need to add a persistent static route to each and every workstation on my network of 80 Windows XP & Windows 7 Workstations. How do I add a persistent route to every ...
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1answer
41 views

Cache Group Policies for AD Group

I administrate number of Windows 7 machines frozen using Faronics Deep Freeze. Because these machines are kept frozen they do not cache group policies. So every time a user logs in after a reboot ...
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1answer
30 views

Automatically log in a user once after connecting to a domain

I am using a script to connect 140+ workstations to a domain. These workstations are primarily Windows 7 but there are a few XP stations thrown into the mix. They were previously part of a workgroup ...
0
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1answer
28 views

Starting the Citrix Desktop Service once a specific user logs in

I am working on a package to be released into an enterprise environment which needs to have the Citrix Desktop Service in a suspended state post deployment from CM. In suspending the service post ...
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1answer
142 views

Active Directory Allow User to Install Only

On my active directory network, I want to satisfy my boss by giving him semi-administrative permissions that will allow him to Install programs as administrator in emergency situations on all ...
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2answers
51 views

Active Directory - Deploying Wallpaper / GPO “Files” Permissions

I have tried to deploy wallpaper with active directory and it seems everything is working, up until the point where the image seems to have permission issues. At first I thought it was the image, but ...
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3answers
50 views

Active Directory - GPO Will Not Apply to Group of Machines

I created a GPO to create a few rules for a set of computers, but no matter what I do, running "gpresult /r" yields "Filtering: Denied (Security)" as admin, or if I'm a regular user, it just doesn't ...
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971 views

client pc install software without administrative rights [closed]

I've a PC installed Win 7 and it is on AD domain network. I can just logon as client user, cannot logon as AD admin or local admin. So i cannot install any software. I've talked to my IT department ...
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1answer
19 views

Windows 7 box joined to domain but unable to search domain locations for users

I've been experiencing an odd issue on a Windows 7 box joined to our Windows Server 2008 AD domain. I've been trying to add a local admin to the box while logged as in my domain admin user. However, ...
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116 views

Bitlocker Will Not Encrypt on Fixed-Data Drive

I have recently encrypted my system (C:) drive, using Bitlocker, on my W7 Enterprise box. This machine is not associated with a domain. I would like to encrypt my remaining fixed data drives, as well. ...
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2answers
86 views

Delegate some admin roles, but not all?

A client has asked for a group of secondary AD admins, who is supposed to be able to help users do program updates, configure printers etc. The client really want to prevent this group of secondary ...
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1answer
53 views

Annoying cmd windows on Windows 7

I am using Windows 7 on my PC that is linked with Active directory. When I log in, I keep getting many cmd screens opening and closing and I can't do anything. I don't know what happened if this was ...
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0answers
137 views

Setting Up Single Sign On with Active Directory

I need help setting up Active Directory with Single Sign On. I think this may be called Kerberos. I have a simple requirement in that I have 3 types of users: guest,operator, and admin. I would life ...
3
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2answers
206 views

Moving to ActiveDirectory from indidivual profiles and keeping all settings

Currently we have about 25-30 systems and I am considering going to Active Directory for easier management and pushing of updates. However, playing around with Windows I have learned that it can and ...
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3answers
85 views

Windows 7 Lockout

I just changed my domain password and now my account keeps getting locked out. There must be some process on my machine that attempting to authenticate with incorrect credentials. How can I find out ...
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0answers
171 views

Active Directory - Trust Relationship Error

Early in the morning, I have a computer which consistently can't be logged in to. When I try to login, I get the following error message: The trust relationship between this workstation and the ...
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0answers
556 views

One user on our domain cannot login on his original PC only;

So a user says he went out to lunch and afterwards could not log into his PC. It just hangs whereas it actually does log in in safe mode and other accounts like my admin on the domain also can log in. ...
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1answer
156 views

How long can a workstation be not connect to domain before getting locked out?

I used a personal laptop at a company for a while and the laptop was joined to their domain. I have since left the company and the laptop is home with me. I heavily use the domain profile that was ...
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1answer
17k views

How can I find out which user groups my domain user belongs to? [duplicate]

Running Windows 7 on my work PC, how can I check which groups I am a part of on the domain from my PC? I know how to check the local groups using MMC (Microsoft Management Console), just not the ...
1
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1answer
85 views

Running Network-Reliant Processes on Startup

I'm in charge of deploying and modifying a bit of in-house software that is meant to run on end-user workstations, which run either Windows 7 or XP SP3. The goal is to maximize the amount of time the ...
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1answer
2k views

How do I change the username and the userprofile path of a domain user?

I have run into an issue with a piece of software we are using where users with a single quote ' in their name is causing the application to crash. I contacted support for the application and they ...
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2answers
1k views

Windows 7 user profile resetted at each login

After uninstalling and reinstalling a (buggy) software I'm working on, the following has happened: When I rebooted and logged in the first time, the whole of my Users folder was wiped out: ...
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1answer
261 views

Can Windows 7 Home run active directory

I'm working on an asp.net website that uses active directory authentication on login. Until now, I've been developing this site via a machine at work, which has active directory setup, but I now need ...
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1answer
424 views

Add Windows 7 to local domain [duplicate]

I just setup a domain called foo.local. It is running on an internal network that is being NATed out. The domain controller is running with a static IP address. How do I get a windows 7 computer to ...
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1answer
182 views

How to show windows 7 boot screen through active directory

I am experiencing "temporary user profile" errors" on my corporate, "Windows 7 Professional" laptop. Instead of my regular home screen, it shows up as a "black screen". After logging on through ...
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0answers
65 views

Backing up Windows 7 Active Directory configuration

I have some computers linked to company X's Active Directory within my company. How do I backup the AD configuration on Windows 7 so that I can reformat the drives and restore the AD configuration ...
3
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1answer
430 views

Customize the WinXP/7 logon screen behaviors

How customizable is the Windows XP/7 logon screen via group policy? For example, can I do any of the following: Display a custom error message on logon failure? Popup a custom app that launches ...
0
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1answer
968 views

Centrally manage Windows 7 computers without Active Directory

I manage three Windows PCs at home using the principle of least privilege. This means that practically every other day when a new version of Java is released, I have to manually install the update ...
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1answer
960 views

Mapped network drives could not be restored

This issue has occurred on both Windows 7 and Windows 8 machines. My computer is a member of an active directory domain Foo and I map a network drive using credentials to a remote domain Bar. Anytime ...
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1answer
709 views

Network Drives disconnecting, account currently disables

User machine is Windows 7 32bit, server is 2K8R2. I have a user who will have her network drives disconnected (big red x). Double clicking them gives: Locking/unlocking will work at times, ...
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Why won't my PC register in DNS?

It's a Windows 7 box that used to work fine. All of a sudden though, it will no longer register DNS with our AD servers. No errors reported. If I force it with ipconfig /registerdns, it will ...
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1answer
656 views

Find out what resource is triggering bad password attempt?

Background: Have a problem at work where I am constantly being locked out of my computer. We are in an environment that has a Domain Controller and we use Active Directory for authentication. By ...
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2answers
2k views

Windows 7 - change domain password from non domain computer

I think I saw a technique somewhere, that allows to do it from a command line (let's forget about Outlook Web for second, shall we?), but am not 100% certain ... Is it doable?
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2answers
6k views

How to make network drives appear even if disconnected?

Windows 7 and Vista laptops in my company domain has network drives set up by Win2k8 Server GPO. Normally, when the laptops has ethernet cable plugged in before boot, the network drives connect and ...
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1answer
58 views

Are there any limitations using Active Directory on a Windows 7 setup running on VMWare player?

I want to use Active Directory on a Windows 7 installation setup running on VMWare on Ubuntu 11.10. Are there any limitations on this setup regarding the Active Directory usage?
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1answer
965 views

One AD-account two computers - never logged in at the same time

Mission I have one AD account that I, at different times, want to use at two phyiscal computers (referred to as computer1 & computer2). To be clear about the time aspeact, I never want to be ...
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1answer
315 views

Black screen when logging in to AD enabled computer

Network drives not working Icons on desktop not showing properly (broken icons) Slow start up time with "black screen" for longer period of time I got two users with this issue, any idea what might ...
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1answer
3k views

Using net localgroup to add a domain security group to the Power Users local group

For some reason, I am getting a syntax error when I try the following: net localgroup "power users" "mydomain\Cisco Call Center Agents" /add Howerver, the following works perfectly: net localgroup ...
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2answers
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How to deploy an Excel/Word Add-In in a Company?

I've an Excel and a Word Add-In and want to deploy them for a whole company. They are working with Windows Serer 2008 R2, Windows 7 and Office 2010. The network is managed with Active Directory. The ...
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1answer
620 views

Biometrics in Active Directory

Is it possible to implement Biometrics as a form of login with Active Directory in a Windows Server 2008 R2 set-up with Win7 clients? I.e. a user roams freely among computers on the domain and simply ...
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1answer
335 views

Windows 7 Domain users temporary profiles on netbooks

I have a bunch of users on a Windows 2008 Active Directory domain who are getting temporary profiles when logging on through netbook computers. When they log in to a desktop computer their profiles ...
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2answers
2k views

How can I make domain admins become admins on the computers connected to the domain?

The administrators aren't admins on the computers that we connect to the domain so we have to login with a local admin and upgrade peoples accounts manually. How can we make the local accounts match ...
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2answers
3k views

Network printer connection issues with different subnet on Win 7 Pro?

So we have a mixed node set on our network with Win XP Pro, Win 7 Pro, Ubuntu 11.04, Win 2k3 Server Std, etc all within in an Active Directory Environment. We also have network printers that are ...
2
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1answer
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How to install ADAM on Windows 7

How do I install ADAM/LDS on a machine running Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit? I have found guides for Vista but they require you to have a second computer running xp to install it first. When I run the ...
14
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6answers
81k views

How can I tell which Domain controller I'm authenticated to?

How can I tell which Domain controller I'm authenticated to? Is there a way to do this without local admin?
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1answer
7k views

Cannot access network server via hostname, can with IP

I search and browsed through the first 10 pages of SU but cannot find a solution. So I am reposting. Hope it is fine. I have a Win2k3 AD server which also shares some folders on the network at ...
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2answers
3k views

Windows Domain laptops working offline

We have several laptops and many more users. On a field job there will be one person with a laptop set up to his domain account. The other people will have to use that laptop if they require access to ...