User policy settings may not be applied after you join Windows Vista to a domain if the Netlogon service has been disabled or set to manual

User policy settings may not be applied after you join Windows Vista to a domain if the Netlogon service has been disabled or set to manual

Article ID : 926184
Last Review : March 15, 2007
Revision : 2.4

SYMPTOMS

After you upgrade a computer to Windows Vista, and then you join the computer to a domain, the user policy settings may not be applied as expected.

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CAUSE

This problem may occur if the Netlogon service has been disabled or set to manual during or after the upgrade to Windows Vista.

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RESOLUTION

To resolve this problem, change the Netlogon service Startup type to Automatic. To do this, follow these steps:

1. Click Start, type services.msc in the Start Search box, and then click Services.
2. Double-click Netlogon, and then click Automatic in the Startup type box.
3. Click OK, and then restart the computer.

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APPLIES TO
• Windows Vista Business
• Windows Vista Business 64-bit edition
• Windows Vista Enterprise
• Windows Vista Ultimate

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