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  1. After all efforts I finally tried group policy. I forced Vista to wait for the network before login. Work perfectly (finally)!
  2. It only really seems to happen upon a cold boot. My switch shows that it does have a connection. Good thought! Wondering if you could provide me with that script. I just want to compare my script to yours. In fact, it is on a gigabit connection. The computer is connected to a gigabit switch and the onboard gigabit NIC is Marvell/Intel branded.
  3. Once I login into Vista, it takes a while to get an IP from my DHCP. I have a login script to map network drives so, without an IP I can't map those drives. The network icon in the system tray shows the LAN cable is disconnected but, after a few moments, it shows the network is connected and the globe icon shows. I even set my IP to static still Vista shows the network is disconnected but, then after a few moments Vista shows the network is connected. I'm wondering if anybody else has this problem. Any ideas?
  4. I can boot into safe mode without any problems. I tried the low resolution boot and still nothing. Also did a sfc /scannow, and still nothing. Any other ideas? (Does UAC depend on a service)
  5. If I toggle UAC on after Vista asks me to reboot to apply the changes, I get a black screen with only the mouse. I can do a CTRL + ALT + DEL but, Vista won't let me into the task manager to execute EXPLORER.EXE. WIN + R does not work either so, I can't start EXPLORER.EXE. Anybody have any ideas?
  6. I'm looking to deploy Vista from Ghost images. Is there a command I can imply in the answer file to turn off the UAC? Thanks.
  7. And give MS a backdoor to my workstation? No!!! Just break out the $250 and pay for the crappy O/S. Still waiting for the final release of SP1.
  8. Anyone? Can anyone test their systems that are uncustomized to test out the setting please? Thanks.
  9. I've tried that already. I'm just wondering if XP is capable of remembering folder view settings for removeable drives such as USB flash tumbnail drives. I made a custom install of XP and was wondering if I removed something vital to this feature if there is a feature. So, will XP remember folder view settings for my USB drive? Thanks.
  10. Is XP supossed to remember the folder view settings (detail, thumbnail, list, etc.) for a removeable drive like a USB thumbdrive? I can't get XP to remember that I want to view the thumbdrive in a detail format. Is this a bug with my system or is it like that by default? Thanks. I have a customized version of XP too, did I do something?
  11. Well, I think I fiqured it out. I might of uninstalled something when I did a slipstream of XP SP2. Thanks anyway.
  12. Why can't I edit or view my ID3 tags on my MP3s? I can't edit the artist, album, etc using windows and can't view artist, album, etc when looking in my MP3 folder. Did I do something? I can see my tags when I play them using WMP but can't see them when I go to my MP3 folder which houses all my MP3s from iTunes i have converted. I can only edit them through a third party program but I want to use Windows and actually view the tag info. Thanks
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