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After joining domain, can't enter user id or password because keyboard generates random characters. accepting local logion info starts OS and keyboard works fine after that. A hihglited EN is present on my login box.
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Sounds like a group policy is forcing the keyboard to another keyboard setup when logging into the Domain.
This link shows something like this in win2000 for reference.
http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/Windows/2000/Q_21749387.html
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I determined which keys I needed to use to enter the correct password. After successfully logging in once, the problem has disappeared.
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So was it a different keyboard layout when logging into the domain?
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Not sure I understand the question, but the problem has diappeared and I won't be able to re-create it so I'm moving on. Thanks for taking the time to help.
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