Windows NT 4.0 Client Not Receiving New Policy in Windows 2000 Domain

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Symptoms

After you create a new user policy for a Windows 2000 domain and apply it to a global group that contains users with computers running Windows NT 4.0 Workstation, a user who logs on with a computer running Windows NT 4.0 Workstation does not receive the new policy. Users belonging to the same group with computers that run Windows 2000 Professional do receive the new policy.

Resolution

Windows NT Server or Workstation 4.0

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0 or the individual software update. For information on obtaining the latest service pack, please go to:
  • Windows Service Pack Center -or-

  • 152734how to obtain the latest windows nt 4.0 service pack
For information on obtaining the individual software update, contact Microsoft Product Support Services. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services phone numbers and information on support costs, please go to the following address on the World Wide Web:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support

Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
152734 How to Obtain the Latest Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack

Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Windows NT 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition.

This problem was first corrected in Windows NT Server 4.0 Service Pack 6 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition Service Pack 6.

Properties

Article ID: 240076 - Last Review: November 2, 2013 - Revision: 4.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition
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