[gptalk] Re: Troubleshooting Slow Startups

  • From: Rickym61 <rickym61@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 13 Dec 2008 14:25:44 +0000

thanks both for some starting points, im back in the office on monday, so
will start looking then, I will be back with more questions as I have never
delved into this side of gpo before.

thanks again.

2008/12/13 Darren Mar-Elia <darren@xxxxxxxxxx>

>  I find it useful to confirm that GP processing is really the cause of
> these things. Check out my gptime utility:
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> http://www.gpoguy.com/FreeTools/FreeToolsLibrary/tabid/67/agentType/View/PropertyID/80/Default.aspx
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> it will tell you how long GP processing took on a remote or local box
> during the last processing cycle
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> Darren
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> *From:* gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] *On
> Behalf Of *Nelson, Jamie
> *Sent:* Friday, December 12, 2008 1:38 PM
> *To:* gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> *Subject:* [gptalk] Re: Troubleshooting Slow Startups
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> What is it startup hanging on? (i.e. "running startup scripts", "applying
> computer settings", "waiting for network")…That will usually give you a
> general idea where the hangup is.
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> For more specific information you need to enable verbose logging in Group
> Policy and start digging through the logs. This is a good place to start if
> you're unsure of what to do:
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> http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc775423.aspx
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> Regards,
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> *Jamie Nelson* | Operations Consultant | BI&T Infrastructure-Intel | *Devon
> Energy Corporation* | Work: 405.552.8054 | Mobile: 405.200.8088 |
> http://www.dvn.com
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> *From:* gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] *On
> Behalf Of *Rickym61
> *Sent:* Friday, December 12, 2008 11:59 AM
> *To:* gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> *Subject:* [gptalk] Troubleshooting Slow Startups
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> Hi All,
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> I'm new to the list, please be gentle.
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> We are having reports of slow start-ups across our estate (time it takes to
> get to ctrl+alt+del) , no changes were made as our team control GPO's, I'm
> after some assistance in how I could start troubleshooting, any good tools,
> blogs, articles, videos etc?
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> We are Windows XP SP2/Windows 2003.
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> I'm going to start looking on Monday when I'm back in the office, any
> advice, help appreciated.
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> Thanks in advance.
> Ricky.
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