WinXP won't see domain
Posted on 2004-08-08
Ok, I know this was ill-advised but I turned on "Automatic Updates" yesterday on my main workstation in order to get online for SP2. I don't think SP2 downloaded but several XP service packs did. Now, I can't see my NT4 domain. Here is some info:
1) I can login to the domain from this workstation. None of my drives mount, and when I try to access the domain via Explorer it hangs. Drive shortcuts return errors.
2) I have net access and can get to the NT4 server using VNC, I can also ping the server successfully from this workstation.
3) I can login using my username/password and browse the domain from my secondary WinXP workstation.
*** Question: How can I troubleshoot this and get back online quickly? I have a serious deadline tomorrow which is why I'm in and working, and have no IT help available. ***
You don't need to point out that I shouldn't have installed service packs. I did it yesterday after a 14-hour programming stint, and I don't think I was in my right mind. The invitations from Microsoft seemed to make sense at that point...