I upgraded a new Compaq laptop from Vista Home Premium to Vista Ultimate so that it can be joined to a new SBS 2008 Server. After the upgrade I ran the http://connect
to join the domain. This worked fine and all was well. That night, the computer was shut down. The next morining when i boot up it sits at "Please Wait" for 1 hour before finnaly loading the network login. After logining on, I started Outlook and the PC stopped responding. I had to power it off to continue. The same LOOOOONG wait at the "Please Wait" screen. I powered off again. This time I booted up to Safe Mode with Networking. This came up right away and connected fine. When i shut down properly and startup again, the same thing. Hangs up at "Please Wait". Finally I inserted the OS disk and performed a System Restore to last night. When it came back up I was able to log right on with little wait. I just know that if I shut down or restart I will have the same probelm.
Can anyone suggest what this behaviour is? I should mention that I have another Vista Ultimate machine that was upgrade the same way and it is working fine connected to the domain. the working Vista machine is 64bit and the probelm PC is 32bit. That seems to be the only differnce between them.