Blue screen while logon
Symptom: you get a blue screen while logon one of the users. However other users work fine.
Cause: the profile was damaged. For consultants, refer to 083104TB
Yes, you can install the full version Windows or use Product Key over the evaluation copy by selecting Upgrade option when running setup.exe from the full version CD.
If you can ping ip and make the shared folders using UNC but not ping computer, it is possible the master browser issue. 1) Check any errors in Event Viewer. 2) disable other master browser if you have more than one master browser. (Note: in a small workgroup, you only need one Master Browser.)
1. If this is Domain Controller, you can't change the Computer Name by
selecting Network ID and this is by design.
SYMPTOMS: If you try to create a user account on a computer and try to use the computer name for the user account name, you receive the following error message: The user name may not be the same as the computer name computer name
RESOLUTION: To prevent problems with programs that use NetBIOS name registrations, you should not create the username as the same as the computer name.
My win2k keeps losing network connection whit red x and then re-connect after click it
A: you can change autodisconnect time. For example, if you want to setup autodisconnect time to 30 minutes, do net config server /autodisconnect:30.
Net statistics server command provides the statistics for a computer, such as computer start time, sessions, system errors, permission violations and file accessed.
To convert FAT32 to NTFS, at command prompt, type convert drive: /fs:ntfs. You may be asked for enter volume label and schedule next reboot to convert it. If you get "Access denied" or "system error 5", you should logon as the administrator.
Add a $ sign at the end of the shared folder that will hide it from everyone.
Use net command, for example net config server /hidden:yes. Or Use Group Policy to prevent network browsing.
To prevent a user to send a message using net send, you can disable Messenger service. To do that, go to Services (through Control Panel or services.msc) and stop the Messenger service.
To do this, use command > filename, for example, ipconfig /all >ipconfig.txt.
If there are several processes competing for processor resources and you wan to improve a particular software performance, you may re-set process priority. You can do this by opening Task Manager. Under Processes, right-click the name and select Set Priority. Make sure you logon as the same account as the process running. If you get "Access is denied" error when using Task Manager, you may try to use AT 9:00 /INTERACTIVE TASKMGR.
When trying to create a batch file to stop a service that is dependent on other services, you will be asked if you want to also stop other services. To keep from being prompted, you can add the switch y parameter to the net stop command.
The best way to do is install firewall and block UDP ports 135, 137, and 138; TCP ports 135, 139, and 445; and an ephemeral (that is, short-lived) port number greater than 1024.
To tell who is logged on at a remote computer, use Nbtstat command. You do nbtstat -a computername or nbtstat -A ip. The <03> will show the user name.
A: Install file and printer sharing for MS networks under LAN properties.
1. The dependent services of the Netlogon service have been changed from the
default values and are not properly configured.
For consultants, refer to netlogon issue and event id 2114, 7024, 5701 5774, 5775, and 5781 page.
Symptoms: when attempting to browse a networking w2/xp computer, the computer may prompt a screen with computer name\guest and ask for the password.
Resolutions: 1. Create the same logon name and password on both computers.
Run a program
as a service
1. Instrsrv installs and removes system services from Windows NT and Srvany
allows any Windows NT application to run as a service.
Symptom: you have 3 computers on a LAN. Two are running Windows XP, and the other is running Windows 98 SE. The problem is that the Windows 98 computer is not seeing any of the computers on the network, though the other computers can see it and it's files on the network. You have enabled sharing and you can ping each other by name.
Resolution: 1. If you setup auto-logon on xp, disable and logon regularly. 2. If you select Family Logon on Primary Network Logon, switch to Client for MS Network. 3. Make sure no firewall running on xp.
Make sure Client for MS Network is installed.
After using net send /user to send server shutting down message to everyone in the network, you were told that some people did not get your message. It is because their messenger service <03> had been disabled. To check if the particular machine's messenger is disable remotely, you can use command nbtstat -a computername. If the messenger service is running, it should show username with <03>. Otherwise, the service is disable.
It is setup as auto-logon or you have select Family Logon option (you may have an option to add my password to the password lists on the logon screen). Select Client for MS Network as the Primary Network Logon.
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