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Slow Login Windows 7

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Active DirectoryWindows Server 2008Windows 7
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I recently created a couple GPO's for mapped folders and shared printers in Active directory.
I am running into a huge issue on the windows 7 machines that are used (windows 7 pro, x64) however, the windows XP (xp sp3 x86) machines are handling them flawlessly.
The issue is that when some, not all, people log into their windows 7 machines, it sits and hangs as it logs in with the "Printer Policy" statement in the screen for anywhere from 5-15 minutes.
I enabled Point and Click GPO for all machines to only connect to shared printers on any of the DC's. Ran GPUPDATE tried again and still same issue.
DNS is working well, they are all using the different DNS servers within the infrastructure, did different tests as i rebooted one of them the others would pick up any and all DNS requested lookups both internal and external.
Does anyone know of this issue and if there is a fix for it?  I have found fixes for XP and Vista but nothing for Windows 7.  Funny part is, as mentioned before, none of my XP or 2k3 machines are having issues with this, just Windows 7.
Any and all help will be most appreciated.
Thank you.
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