[gptalk] Re: New Dells Not Installing Software

  • From: "Nelson, Jamie R Contr 72 CS/SCBAF" <Jamie.Nelson.ctr@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 10 May 2007 13:18:54 -0500

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Cannot connect to domain controller and cannot apply Group Policy with
Gigabit Ethernet devices


Group Policy application fails on a computer that is running Windows
2000, Windows XP Service Pack 1, or Windows XP Service Pack


Description of the Windows XP Professional Fast Logon Optimization
feature <http://support.microsoft.com/kb/q305293/> 


Fast Logon Optimization is most likely your problem.




Jamie R Nelson

Systems Engineer

Ingenium Corporation



-----Original Message-----
From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
On Behalf Of Steve Evans
Sent: Thursday, May 10, 2007 11:49 AM
To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [gptalk] New Dells Not Installing Software


I'm trying to push software to our terminal servers via GPO.  Our latest

batch of Dell's are failing at this.  At bottom we get 1053 errors from



Windows cannot determine the user or computer name. (The specified

either does not exist or could not be contacted. ). Group Policy



The computer and user policies are taking effect though, and refresh

properly after boot-up and/or logon.  It's only during the boot up

that we're unable to access GPO's.


We've run into this before but updating the NIC drivers fixed it.  I've

the same on these (Dell 2950's Broadcomm NetXtreme II) but no improved



Any ideas on what could be going on?



Steve Evans






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