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Win XP - Performance monitoring during login process

by yasarman / May 19, 2012 4:37 PM PDT

Win XP - Performance monitoring during login process

Hi All,

We are experiencing slow logins at random on different machines (Laptops / PCs) over a network.What is causing it we are unable to detect it.

Can we turn on some logging process or use an application which captures system activity with timestamp to identify which process (login script or a network scan etc.) takes longer time?

Thanks in advance,

Yasar.

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You can do that!
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 20, 2012 2:31 AM PDT
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Thanks.
by yasarman / May 21, 2012 8:29 PM PDT
In reply to: You can do that!

Thanks, your provided link says it all. I am inclined to take this route.

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If it's over a network
by Jimmy Greystone / May 19, 2012 10:51 PM PDT

If it's over a network and thus likely some sort of an active directory domain or similar, that would probably be the first place to look. Especially if you're using roaming profiles. Odds are you're just experiencing good old fashioned network congestion with a lot of people logging in at more or less the same time, and jamming the network cables, possibly overloading the domain controller a little as well.

In either case, you'd probably want to start your search at the other end. Server as opposed to client.

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