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Windows login script does not run on first startup everyday

Last Modified: 2012-05-06
I have a system on the network that does not run the login script given by the windows 2003 server. This only happens on the first login of the day after the system has been powered off for the night.
The user then has to either log off and back on in the morning or manually run the login script for it to run and map his drives (as its a drive mapping script).

At first I thought it was a connection problem where the system could not see the server (the network was not initialised on the first login). I have tried changing the NIC and have turned off the "Power management" option in the network cards drivers but have had no advance in resolving the issue.

Any ideas on where I should go from here?

The client is a Windows XP machine connected to the domain of a Windows 2003 RC2 server.
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