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Topic # 24832 4-Aug-2008 17:22
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Known good working machine till this morning (my laptop - 8510p 2GB T7700 Vista Business).

Would not get past "Welcome" after login (i.e. no desktop).
Disabled network adapter, login to desktop fine.
Reconfirm that with any valid connection to our network, that machine will not get to desktop.
Confirm DHCP working, problem still exists with WiFi / Eth or both.
Confirm with static assigned, same as above.
If I get to desktop without network, then connect, I can access any network resource directly via IP address, but not hostname.
This includes being able to log into Citrix, RDP to other machines, browse network shares.
Can ping anything BUT the SBS.
Nothing that talks directly to SBS works on my machine.

All other clients fine.
Ubuntu Live CD on same laptop works 100% fine, can access SBS.

Any clues?




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Reply # 154060 4-Aug-2008 17:30
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Could it be your profile is somehow damaged and the network information (Private, Public, Domain) is not ok? This could lock things out on the firewall.

Try opening the Control Panel, Administrative Tools, Windows Firewall with Advanced Security. Then click Windows Firewall Properties and turn it Off for each Profile type:





See if it works when it's off. If you turn the Firewall Off using the Security Center you will find out it's only for the Private profile, not for the other ones. Use this method to turn it completely off.

Once you log in, right-click the network icon, select NEtwork and Sharing Center and "Customise" the connection - make it Public or Private, anything to force it change the status.

Then reboot and see if it's ok. If all ok, try turning the Firewall back on again.




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  Reply # 154067 4-Aug-2008 17:51
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Is this Vista SP1? If so, Brad had the same problem, and his alternative solution is roll back to Vista Gold. Check with Brad and see what other solution he may have found?




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  Reply # 154626 6-Aug-2008 13:18
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We had an issue with Vista SP1 where we configured the machines for log on to the SBS, but after retsarting them and trying to log in we kept getting a trusts error. Rolling back to Vista RTM fixed the issue which seemed to be one a few people were having.

But unlike your issue the machines could communicate (partly) with the server.

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