Can't connect to company network properly

I use dialup networking to connect to the company WinNT domain at home.  The connection seems to be fine except the script that maps all the drivers doesn't run.  So I can still use Internet explorer but none of the other internet applications.  It worked for me before, but I need to format my hd a while ago and had to reinstall everything.  I follow the same setup exactly but not sure why the script doesn't run now.  Any idea?
madisonzionAsked:
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ClareBuxtonConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Then there is some other reason for the network not to start.

How about the dial-up connection.

Right click on the Dial-up Connection

Choose the Server types tab

Log on to network should be checked.

Require encrypted password maybe required (depending on the host, but try it after trying Long on to network).

Check that the TCP/IP Settings are correct (Use default gateway sometimes has to be checked).

Check that the protocol on the host network has TCP/IP enabled - or that youre protocols and that of the host networks match.

Hope it works ...
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TedSennCommented:
You can always run the script manually.

\\"servername"\netlogon\"script name"
( ask you sys admin if you don't know what any of the above names in quotes are.
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ClareBuxtonCommented:
Alternatively, if there aren't many connections you could connect to the drives manually using network neighbourhood.

But to answer your question, you check the following:

Go to the properties of the Dial-Up Connection and press the server types Tab.

check that "log on to network" is checked.

Otherwise, are you sure that the system admistrator hasn't changed you settings on the server ?
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madisonzionAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the advice, I checked my system and I do have all the settings correct and I can't run the script manually since it's on a networked drive in the network neighborhood and after the connection, I don't see anything in the network neighborhood.
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TedSennCommented:
Did you try the commands given from the DOS prompt??
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madisonzionAuthor Commented:
I can't run the command manually since the networked machine is not even showing up. So strange.
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TedSennCommented:
What error do you get from the command when you run it? Even if it doesn't show up you may be able to connect!
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madisonzionAuthor Commented:
It says:
The network is not present or not started.
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ClareBuxtonCommented:
Ahhh ...

What is the Primary Network Logon ?

For what you are doing it should be "Client for Microsoft Networks".

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madisonzionAuthor Commented:
Yeah, Client for Microsoft Networks is set as the primary network login.

Thanks so much everyone for giving so many ideas and helps.  Sorry about all these confusions.
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madisonzionAuthor Commented:
Thanks.  I will do that.  I suspect it's some of the old files got overwritten.  Seems like all of my settings are correct.  Guess at this time, I am reluctant to reinstall everything with the company CD cause they are still on office 97 and I am on office 2000...

Again, thanks for all the help.
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