even better than that - when you log into a workstation for the first time,
enter your domain username and password as normal- then when prompted for
your Windows password leave both boxes blank. Password synching problems
never happen after this since Windows seems to forget that there is such a
thing as a local password.
If your passwords do ever get out of synch or want to make use of this
method, just delete the appropriate '.pwl' file on the local workstation.
Chris Leech, MCP
> W9x boxes are a pita for not-so-savvy users. There is the users local
> password, and then there is the users domain password. If they get out of
> synch then your reluctant user may just give up.
> If you can log onto the box with the username/password (local), then
> hopefully you can go to control panel and set both passwords to be the
> Les Connor
> [SBS MVP]
> > Hi... again...
> > Anyone know why when I tell my clients (9x) that they
> > have to change their password at next logon - it brings
> > up a box when they logon saying password expired - then
> > spits them back to the logon prompt - no actual option to
> > change their password - thus preventing users from
> > logging on??
> > It's a great feature :)
> > Marek