Article ID: 823146 - View products that this article applies to.
When you log on to a computer that has an interactive logon policy defined, the logon banner message may not appear as the administrator intended it to appear.
This issue occurs if the text for the logon banner message (
LegalNoticeText) was created in a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Group Policy object (GPO) and is displayed on a Microsoft Windows 2000 client. The text for the logon banner message contains either a comma or multiple lines of text. In Windows 2000, this policy is created or edited as a single string, and it is limited to 512 characters. If the logon banner message text policy is created or edited in Microsoft Windows Server 2003, and the text contains either multiple lines of text or commas, Windows 2000 stores the text in the registry as multiple strings (REG_MULTI_SZ) instead of as a single string (REG_SZ). Commas in the original text are treated as carriage returns, and only the first line of text (up to the first comma) is displayed at logon.
LegalNoticeTextregistry value corresponds to the Interactive Logon: Message text for users trying to log on security option. It is located in the following registry key:
Hotfix InformationA 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.
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, submit a request to 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=supportNote 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.
PrerequisitesWindows 2000 Service Pack 4.
Restart RequirementYou must restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix Replacement InformationThis hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
File InformationThe English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) 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.
Date Time Version Size File name ---------------------------------------------------------- 28-Aug-2003 14:05 5.0.2195.6748 124,688 Adsldp.dll 28-Aug-2003 14:05 5.0.2195.6748 132,368 Adsldpc.dll 28-Aug-2003 14:05 5.0.2195.6748 63,760 Adsmsext.dll 28-Aug-2003 14:05 5.0.2195.6800 381,712 Advapi32.dll 28-Aug-2003 14:05 5.0.2195.6753 69,392 Browser.dll 28-Aug-2003 14:05 5.0.2195.6680 134,928 Dnsapi.dll 28-Aug-2003 14:05 5.0.2195.6780 96,528 Dnsrslvr.dll 28-Aug-2003 14:05 5.0.2195.6810 47,376 Eventlog.dll 28-Aug-2003 14:05 5.0.2195.6759 148,240 Kdcsvc.dll 18-Jun-2003 06:43 5.0.2195.6758 205,072 Kerberos.dll 26-Mar-2003 10:37 5.0.2195.6695 71,888 Ksecdd.sys 01-Aug-2003 06:40 5.0.2195.6797 509,712 Lsasrv.dll 01-Aug-2003 06:40 5.0.2195.6797 33,552 Lsass.exe 17-Jul-2003 12:13 5.0.2195.6786 109,840 Msv1_0.dll 28-Aug-2003 14:05 5.0.2195.6601 311,568 Netapi32.dll 28-Aug-2003 14:05 5.0.2195.6791 361,232 Netlogon.dll 28-Aug-2003 14:05 5.0.2195.6810 931,600 Ntdsa.dll 28-Aug-2003 14:05 5.0.2195.6742 392,464 Samsrv.dll 28-Aug-2003 14:05 5.0.2195.6813 131,344 Scecli.dll 28-Aug-2003 14:05 5.0.2195.6813 307,472 Scesrv.dll 14-Aug-2003 07:58 5.0.2195.6801 5,232,128 Sp3res.dll 28-Aug-2003 14:05 5.0.2195.6601 51,472 W32time.dll 16-Aug-2002 02:32 5.0.2195.6601 57,104 W32tm.exe 28-Aug-2003 14:05 5.0.2195.6741 126,224 Wldap32.dll
To work around this issue, use one of the following methods:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section of this article.
For additional information about how hotfix packages are named, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
816915For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/816915/ )New File Naming Schema for Microsoft Windows Hotfix Packages
824684For additional information about is issue on Windows XP machines, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the Standard Terminology That Is Used to Describe Microsoft Software Updates
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/330618/ )Commas in Interactive Logon Message Are Formatted As Carriage Returns