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HOw do I login as a local user instead of domain user?

I installed NT workstation with network support, and made the system part domain 'xyz'.

I would like to log on locally (not onto the domain), but the drop-down for domain in the logon box only allows me to select domain 'xyz'.

On other systems I've seen, the drop- down allows me to select the local host name as the domain to logon locally.

How do I get the drop-down box to show the local host-name to allow local logon?

Steve Blair
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Tim HolmanCommented:
It should do, unless the domain name is the same as the workstation name, in which case you'll only have one name.
Tim HolmanCommented:
Also, the machine policy may have disabled local logons.
If your workstation is part of a domain then you will find the drop-down box!!
When you first installed the network station you've been asked to provide an admin password.
If you logon as admin you can always make a local user for a next logon.
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