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Mysterious delay after entering logon password

  1. #1


    Jeff Ingman Guest

    Mysterious delay after entering logon password

    We're a 2 person office on a little network.

    My partner's Vista laptop just started to pause for about 20 secs after she
    types in her password and hits enter to logon... after a period of no use.

    What might cause this?

    jeff

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  2. #2


    gerryf Guest

    Re: Mysterious delay after entering logon password

    does this occur when she is not connected to the network?

    What kind of network--domain or workgroup--domain seems overkill, but I
    thought I would ask



    "Jeff Ingman" <JeffIngman@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:600AD008-F732-4FCB-92E4-1B4CA707448C@xxxxxx

    > We're a 2 person office on a little network.
    >
    > My partner's Vista laptop just started to pause for about 20 secs after
    > she
    > types in her password and hits enter to logon... after a period of no use.
    >
    > What might cause this?
    >
    > jeff

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  3. #3


    Jeff Ingman Guest

    Re: Mysterious delay after entering logon password

    gerry...

    I haven't tested to see if the delay occurs if she is not connected to the
    network... but could if you suspect the network connection might be the issue.

    The network is a home workgroup.

    "gerryf" wrote:

    > does this occur when she is not connected to the network?
    >
    > What kind of network--domain or workgroup--domain seems overkill, but I
    > thought I would ask
    >
    >
    >
    > "Jeff Ingman" <JeffIngman@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    > news:600AD008-F732-4FCB-92E4-1B4CA707448C@xxxxxx

    > > We're a 2 person office on a little network.
    > >
    > > My partner's Vista laptop just started to pause for about 20 secs after
    > > she
    > > types in her password and hits enter to logon... after a period of no use.
    > >
    > > What might cause this?
    > >
    > > jeff
    >

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  4. #4


    gerryf Guest

    Re: Mysterious delay after entering logon password

    This is what I think may be happening--when she logs on, VISTA is attempting
    to reconnect mapped drives or it is looking for network shares (folders,
    maybe printers)

    Did she map a drive during a previous session? Connect to a shared printer?

    Perhaps a script to reconnect the drive/printer at startup rather than
    having Windows search might be faster.



    "Jeff Ingman" <JeffIngman@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:73FB3EFD-837D-41EE-944B-CB329887232F@xxxxxx

    > gerry...
    >
    > I haven't tested to see if the delay occurs if she is not connected to the
    > network... but could if you suspect the network connection might be the
    > issue.
    >
    > The network is a home workgroup.
    >
    > "gerryf" wrote:
    >

    >> does this occur when she is not connected to the network?
    >>
    >> What kind of network--domain or workgroup--domain seems overkill, but I
    >> thought I would ask
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >> "Jeff Ingman" <JeffIngman@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    >> news:600AD008-F732-4FCB-92E4-1B4CA707448C@xxxxxx

    >> > We're a 2 person office on a little network.
    >> >
    >> > My partner's Vista laptop just started to pause for about 20 secs after
    >> > she
    >> > types in her password and hits enter to logon... after a period of no
    >> > use.
    >> >
    >> > What might cause this?
    >> >
    >> > jeff
    >>

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  5. #5


    Jeff Ingman Guest

    Re: Mysterious delay after entering logon password

    Gerry...

    Thanks... I think you're on the right track. I've noticed our mapped drives
    have changed behavior recently and I may be able to solve the problem simply
    by eliminating the mapped drives or remapping them.

    I would not know who to write a script to connect them... so I hope this
    isn't a necessary step to solve the issue.

    I'll work on this and post the good or bad news here tomorrow.

    "gerryf" wrote:

    > This is what I think may be happening--when she logs on, VISTA is attempting
    > to reconnect mapped drives or it is looking for network shares (folders,
    > maybe printers)
    >
    > Did she map a drive during a previous session? Connect to a shared printer?
    >
    > Perhaps a script to reconnect the drive/printer at startup rather than
    > having Windows search might be faster.
    >
    >
    >
    > "Jeff Ingman" <JeffIngman@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    > news:73FB3EFD-837D-41EE-944B-CB329887232F@xxxxxx

    > > gerry...
    > >
    > > I haven't tested to see if the delay occurs if she is not connected to the
    > > network... but could if you suspect the network connection might be the
    > > issue.
    > >
    > > The network is a home workgroup.
    > >
    > > "gerryf" wrote:
    > >

    > >> does this occur when she is not connected to the network?
    > >>
    > >> What kind of network--domain or workgroup--domain seems overkill, but I
    > >> thought I would ask
    > >>
    > >>
    > >>
    > >> "Jeff Ingman" <JeffIngman@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    > >> news:600AD008-F732-4FCB-92E4-1B4CA707448C@xxxxxx
    > >> > We're a 2 person office on a little network.
    > >> >
    > >> > My partner's Vista laptop just started to pause for about 20 secs after
    > >> > she
    > >> > types in her password and hits enter to logon... after a period of no
    > >> > use.
    > >> >
    > >> > What might cause this?
    > >> >
    > >> > jeff
    > >>

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