Domain Controller

I have a network running 2003 Server, with approx. 300 computers. (win95 - winXp Pro)This past week 5 or 6 different conputers (xp pro) have randomly lost their connetion with the domain controller, not allowing me to log on. To fix the problem, I would log on locally, join a workgroup, rejoin the domain, reboot the computer, and everything works fine. Any idea as to why so many computers have randomly lost their connection with the domain controller?
MCrewseAsked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

abu_deepCommented:
check the power settings.
by default it "enables the machine to turn off the network card to save power"
properties of network connection | configure adapter | power management
untick the box.

Also try to check the Windows XP Pro workstation's event log
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Windows Networking

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.