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I have a xp pro laptop that is taken off the domain and connects back using VPN. The proglem is his password is not getting cached correctly. Can anyone tell me how to clear the cached logins and passwords?
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Question by:microsymplex
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by:Donald Stewart
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Look under
 
Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Security Settings\Local Policies\Security Options\
 
 Interactive logon: Number of previous logons to cache (in case domain controller is not available)
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by:microsymplex
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is there a way to clear it out and start over?
There is a bad password cached somewhere.
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by:Donald Stewart
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Set it to 0 and that should clear it out
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Do you know where it caches mapped drive usernames and passwords?
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Donald Stewart earned 1500 total points
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You could add this to your logon script
 

'Disconnect ALL mapped drives
Dim  WshNetwork
Set WshNetwork = CreateObject("WScript.Network")
Set clDrives = WshNetwork.EnumNetworkDrives
For i = 0 to clDrives.Count -1 Step 2
    WSHNetwork.RemoveNetworkDrive clDrives.Item(i), True, True
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