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How to configure default domain at login prompt.

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We have multiple domains in our organisation and when a user arrives at the login prompt they can see several domains.  I believe it is possible to set a default domain.  

For example, I have access to domains X, Y & Z.  I rarely logon to X or Y and so I would like the domain to default to Z as soon as my PC / Server boots up.  Can you provide the answer for Win XP, Win Server 2000 & Win Server 2003.  Thanks in advance...
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This can be deployed using a custom administrative template via Group Policy, as follows: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/abouttn/flash/tips/tips_080305_2.mspx

Hope this helps.

Laura E. Hunter - Microsoft MVP: Windows Server - Networking
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Make a registry key to do it.

HKLM > software > microsoft > windows NT > current version > winlogon > defautdomainname

Key location is the same in all versions you listed.
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