Windows 7 login takes a long time

We have Windows 7 machines that at the Welcome screen it takes up to an hour to login. If we unplug the network cable it logs in right away. Whats the best way to troubleshoot this? It could be a GPO or script running but no changes have been made.
Thomas NSystems Analyst - Windows System AdministratorAsked:
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Gabriel CliftonNet AdminCommented:
Check DNS and see if the computer can see the domain controller. Check group policies to see if there is something not right or should be removed.
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Sekar ChinnakannuStaff EngineerCommented:
also check start-up items on msconfig. Disable any thing that you don't want. Also you can delay the start-up service too.
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web_trackerComputer Service TechnicianCommented:
If the system is joined to a domain I would remove it from the domain then rejoin it, to the domain to see if that may help.
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nettek0300Commented:
PantherTech is absolutely correct.  This is usually caused by wrong DNS setting which causes the client to be unable to actually detect the domain controller upon login.
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Thomas NSystems Analyst - Windows System AdministratorAuthor Commented:
This was the solution!!!!!! It was DNS that fixed it!!!!
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