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When you use an account that is not a member of the Administrators group to try to log on to a computer that is running Microsoft Windows Server 2003 or Microsoft Windows XP, you may receive the following message in the "Log On to Windows" window:You can log on to the computer by using an account that is a member of the Administrators group, such as the built-in Administrator account. However, if you log on to the computer remotely, you may receive the following message:
This issue occurs because no more events can be logged to the Security log on the computer. When events cannot be written to the Security log, only accounts that are members of the Administrators group can log on to the computer.
To have us fix this problem for you, go to the "Fix it for me" section. If you prefer to fix this problem yourself, go to the "Let me fix it myself" section.
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To fix this problem automatically, click the Fix it button or link. Click Run in the File Download dialog box, and follow the steps in the Fix it wizard.
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Then, go to the "Did this fix the problem?" section.
Let me fix it myselfTo resolve this issue, use an account that is a member of the Administrators group to log on to the computer. Then, follow these steps to specify that Security log events can be overwritten:
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For more information about how to set Group Policy settings that can be used to define event log attributes, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Article ID: 867860 - Last Review: March 26, 2011 - Revision: 4.0