Improve log on speeds W8 to Server 2012
Posted on 2014-07-29
I have a 2012 server with 100 Win8 clients. I work in a school and I am using roming profiles. Currently when a user logs on it takes up to a minute for the server/ client to give them access to the desktop - Windows is going through the "hi while we are getting things ready " screens. I know that I can disable this in the GPO, but all this does is supress the wlecome screens and keep the user waiting the same amount of time, but with a blank screen which is worse as they think that the client computer has crashed. I have put the skeleton defaults into the Default userv.2 in the Netlogon of the 2012 Server, I normally roll out new clients by making a golden disk of all the applications OS and upgrades and then clone this to each client computer. Is there something that I can add to the disk before I clone that will help, or is there somethings else that I can do on ther server to speed up the logon process.