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Your account is configured to prevent you from using this computer. Please try another computer.
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Some more info please.

Is it in coorporate/home environment ?

Do you have it on one computer or more ? Do you have the message on all computer accept of the one your working on ?
Laptop / desktop
Hi RU2084,

If you are running on a domain environment, your account has been set to log on to a specified computer(s) on the AD. This needs to be adjusted to allow you log on that particular machine. This is done by adding the computer as part of those PC's you can log on to or removing the this restriction in the AD.

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@NLKornolio the user account was changed to a different password, I tried logging on with the credentials on other laptops and desktops to no avail, only this error message comes up. This problem is in a corporate environment.


@Pthepebble that's something I will look into, thanks.
Jep if it's in a coorporate environment the user account is restricted to log on to probably a few computers.
Go to active directory user and computers > search the user > on the account tab there is a tab Log On To. Change it to all computers or specify the computer there which you want to work on.

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