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When you try to log on from your client computer that is connected to an 10/100 Ethernet hub with a 10/100 autosensing Ethernet adapter installed, you may receive one or more of the following error messages:
Although this behavior may be corrected by restarting your computer, you may still be unable to determine a pattern of successful connectivity.
This issue can occur if the Ethernet adapter media type is set to autosense, autosensing, or autodetect. This usually occurs when the network topology consists of switches that have autosensing capabilities. The lack of proper media type detection may cause a timeout in the NetLogon process, where the server cannot respond to a client request because of the autosensing problem on the adapter or switch.
To resolve this issue, manually set the media type within the driver properties of the Ethernet adapter: