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Windows XP takes too long time to apply computer settings and personal settings

Posted by Circuit Negma on January 9, 2008


Does your Windows XP take too long time to apply computer settings and personal settings at the startup/boot time of Windows XP?

 

Scenario:

My Workstation is connected to a Windows 2003 server. After a few months, the windows start taking a longer time to apply computer settings and personal settings.

After examining Windows Events log, I found that the following events are related to the above mentioned issue.

To check and see if you got the same events in the events log, follow the following instruction to open/browse your windows events log:

  1. Right click on my computer.
  2. Click on Manage
  3. Locate Event Viewer on the left side of Computer Management window
  4. Click on + sign to expand the Event Viewer tree
  5. Click on application
  6. Locate the errors under the type Column on the right side of the Computer Management window
  7. Check if the logged errors has the same following source errors under source Column.

Product:
Windows Operating System

ID:
1053

Source:
Userenv

Version:
5.2

Symbolic Name:
EVENT_FAILED_USERNAME

Message:
Windows cannot determine the user or computer name. (%1). Group Policy processing aborted.

______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Product:
Windows Operating System

ID:
15

Source:
AutoEnrollment

Version:
5.2

Symbolic Name:
EVENT_FAIL_BIND_TO_DS

Message:
Automatic certificate enrollment for %1 failed to contact the active directory (%2). %3 Enrollment will not be performed.

_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Solution 1:

You need to upgrade your Network Card Driver.

  1. Right Click on My Computer
  2. Click on Properties
  3. Click on the Hardware Tab
  4. Click on Device Manager
  5. Locate Network Adapters
  6. Click on the + sign to expand the Network Adapters tree
  7. Write down the name of your network card that appears under Network adapters.
  8. Type your network card name in the google search engine.

ex:

     intel network adapter 2112G driver

or

    intel network adapter 2112G

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4 Responses to “Windows XP takes too long time to apply computer settings and personal settings”

  1. Hello Guru, what entice you to post an article. This article was extremely interesting, especially since I was searching for thoughts on this subject last week.

  2. Temika Marzella said

    Such a useful blogwow !!!!

  3. flashguy said

    Thanks a lot man

  4. useful articles…

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