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Netlogon share appears when users log in

Hi everyone,

I am running a Server 2003 enterprise active directory box with SP2. It is the only ad server on the domain. We used to use log on scripts to map drives for users when they logged in. My client decided that they wanted to do away with the scripts and just map the necessary drives manually to certain users. We removed the scripts from the sysvol folder and the user profiles. Now when the users login they get a shared netlogon folder that is minimized on their task bar when they log in. I cant figure out how to stop that folder from appearing. It's not really causing any problems but it is an annoyance to the users. I'm sure you can all understand that if it bothers your users they will let you know about it. So that's my question, how can I stop this netlogon shared folder from appearing on my user pc's when they log in. Thanks in advance.
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mboudreaux
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arnoldCommented:
You need to remove the script references from the AD user's logon script section.

is your login script under the user profile have any entry?


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mboudreauxAuthor Commented:
If you are talking about under their profile settings, then yes I clear the .bat file from there.
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arnoldCommented:
User GPMC to determine the source of the netlogon
\\domain\netlogon. There is not information included in the question to estimate the source of the trigger that opens the shared folder.
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arnoldCommented:
You first have to go through the steps of determining why or what triggers the opening of the netlogon share which could be an empty entry in the user's profile configuration i.e. run this login script \ and that opens as \\domain\sysvol\netlogon\
The other option is that you have a login script on the default domain policy what does a similar thing.
Without knowing the source, there is no way to fix it.
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