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On a computer where the Friendly User Interface (Welcome Screen) option is set, if you join the computer to a domain and then restart the computer, you see the classic Windows logon screen instead of the "friendly" welcome screen.
This issue occurs because the Friendly User Interface (Welcome Screen) option is available only on a stand-alone computer or in a workgroup. Logging on to a domain structure turns off this option.