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cannot log onto laptop, XP

Hi Bob, I get "The system cannot log you on now because the domain ...... is not available. I am trying to log onto my laptop to then connect via vpn. It wont let me log on to the laptop. I read your post about "broken vpn" however, I can use a different user name, same domain name, and it lets me log onto the laptop. I can then use the vpn connection. My IT department has no answer except to fly to corporat and do a LAN connection. My user name gets activated and deactivated depending on my need to connect to corporate. I do consulting for them. I have not seen any problem reported on the forum that shows the lack of bbeing able to log onto the laptop. Thanks for your help in advance. I am using XP with all updates installed.

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Just a thought.

This reeks of an issue we had years ago. Microsoft was called in and their solution was to create a new user account on the server for that user. At no time did they try to find the cause or fix that user's account. Go figure.

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Just a thought. - New!

Looks like a trip back to corporate where I will connect to the LAN. Being connected to the DOMAIN seems to be the solution. I will find out in November.

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