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XP Fast Logon registry entry??

Posted on 2002-05-17
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In the group policy of XP there is a setting under Computer Configuration \ Administrative Templates \ System \ Logon \ Always wait for the network at computer startup and logon.

I want to enable this setting and am wondering if there's any other way to do it outside of using group policy. I'm guessing this has got to be a registry entry somewhere. Can anyone tell me where to find or what to add to enable this particular setting via the registry?
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Question by:tuke
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I believe what you are looking for is:
SyncForegroundPolicy (DWORD) = 1
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HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon
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Copy this into notepad:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon]
"SyncForegroundPolicy"=dword:00000001


then save as "sync.reg" (with quotes)
right-click and select merge
(make sure that the reg file does not have a .txt extension
then reboot.
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You ROCK!!!!  That's exactly what I was looking for. I knew it had to be in that key somewhere but I wasn't able to figure out where. Great job and thanks for the quick response!
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Thank you tuke - glad it worked for you!
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Accepted Answer from shekerra  05/17/2002 03:08PM PST  
I believe what you are looking for is:
SyncForegroundPolicy (DWORD) = 1
in
HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon  
Comment from shekerra  05/17/2002 03:15PM PST  
Copy this into notepad:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon]
"SyncForegroundPolicy"=dword:00000001


then save as "sync.reg" (with quotes)
right-click and select merge
(make sure that the reg file does not have a .txt extension
then reboot.  
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