Security log entries for event ID 534 lack User Name and Domain details in Windows XP

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SYMPTOMS

After you turn on auditing of logon and logoff events, the security log on a Microsoft Windows XP-based computer may have multiple entries for event ID 534 that do not have the User Name and Domain sections filled in. These entries may look similar to the following log entry:
Event Type: Failure Audit
Event Source: Security Event
Category: Logon/Logoff
Event ID: 534
Date: date
Time: time
User: NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM
Computer: -
Description: Logon Failure:
Reason: The user has not been granted the requested logon type at this machine.
User Name:
Domain:
These entries are associated with unsuccessful logons by users who are running Microsoft Windows XP on their computers.

RESOLUTION

Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Windows XP. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322389 How to obtain the latest Windows XP service pack

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
Windows XP
   Date         Time   Version        Size     File name
   --------------------------------------------------------
   12-May-2004  16:57  5.1.2600.1528  287,232  Kerberos.dll
Windows XP 64-Bit Edition
   Date         Time   Version        Size     File name      Platform
   -------------------------------------------------------------------
   12-May-2004  16:57  5.1.2600.1528  931,328  Kerberos.dll      IA-64
   12-May-2004  16:57  5.1.2600.1528  287,232  Wkerberos.dll       x86

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2.

MORE INFORMATION

For additional information about the terminology that is used in this article, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

Properties

Article ID: 841399 - Last Review: May 18, 2007 - Revision: 2.6
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
  • Microsoft Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Version 2002
  • Microsoft Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Version 2003
Keywords: 
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