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Microsoft, Vista, Ultimate, the referenced account is currently locked out and may not be logged on to, the referenced account is currently locked out and may not be logged on to

I recently installed a new HP printer.  While debugging the wireless networking feature, I reset various network settings and rebooted my computer.  When I tried to log back on, I got the message, "the referenced account is currently locked out and may not be logged on to".   While I know that this condition expires in 30 minutes or so, it's an immense annoyance.  How can I keep this from happening without losing the benefits of UAP?  I'm running Vista Ultimate on a home networked machine used for personal and business tasks.  I am the only user.
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KCTSCommented:
Someone - or something - possibly a service - is attempting to authenticate using the account with an invalid password. You need to look in event viewer and identify the culprit in the Security log and then change the credentials being used on the service.
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KCTSCommented:
.. or alternatively set the account locout policies to never lock out

run GPEDIT.msc at the run prompt and locate Windows Settings->Security Settings-> Account policies and set the Locout threshold and duration to 0
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Computer101Commented:
Forced accept.

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nigeltimCommented:
Resetting the login credentials worked for me

 

Access windows explore to map a drive.
After picking a drive letter and folder, click on the underlined statement that says  Connect using a different username
By default the system is trying to connect to the share via the local computer and account which in mu case wasnt working.

In the windows I changed the account to my domain administrator account and was able to map a drive and was able to map to share from command prompt.
Hope this helps some of you because what I was finding  on the internet was no leading me to this conclusion.
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