[windows2000] Re: Narrator service running...

  • From: "Sorin Srbu" <sorin.srbu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 9 Sep 2008 14:28:04 +0200

Jim Kenzig http://thin.ms <> scribbled on Tuesday, September 09, 2008 1:45 PM:

Logon locally and physically on the domain on the actual server.

Yes, I use the same account.

Turning it of by GPO seems interesting. Would you know where this setting is
location in eg the default domain policy?

I just tried to logon to the culprit server in a Gencontrol (VNC)-session over
a rdp-connection to another server. That worked. No Narrator whatsoever.

Thx for the feedback.

> When you say logon locally are you logging on to the domain or the local
> machine?   Are you using the same account for rdp and local logon?   This
> setting is a per user profile setting, you can turn off accessibility in
> GPO.  However all you should need to do is a change user /install from a
> command prompt as admin and go to accessiblity from the start menu and turn
> it off.  then do a change user /execute from the command prompt and should
> be turned off for everyone. Of course the other way to do it is to just
> rename or change the security access to deny the user to run it on the
> narrator.exe in %SystemRoot%\system32\narrator.exe and that will surely
> stop it.        
> Jim Kenzig
> Blog: http://www.techblink.com
> On Tue, Sep 9, 2008 at 7:38 AM, Sorin Srbu <sorin.srbu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>       Hi all,
>       For some reason the narrator service is running on two DCs at a
>       I admin...
>       Whenever I try to login to either of them over RDP and I get to a
>       particular character in the password the narrator service starts
>       to me and I can't enter the password properly.
>       Strangely enough, if I logon locally to the DCs, I don't see the
>       service.
>       Any idea how this came to be (accidental press of some special
>       key-sequence?), and how I get rid of the friggin' narrator service?
>       TIA.
>       --
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