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IMPORTANT: This article contains information about modifying the registry. Before you modify the registry, make sure to back it up and make sure that you understand how to restore the registry if a problem occurs. For information about how to back up, restore, and edit the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
256986 Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry
This article describes how to set a Default Preferred Server or DefaultTree and Context, as well as Default Script Options for Client Services forNetWare (CSNW) and Gateway Services for NetWare (GSNW).
Usually, each user logging on to a workstation will be prompted for aPreferred Server, providing one has already been set. After the initialprompt, the user will not see the Preferred Server prompt again.
The following information will allow multiple users logging on to the sameworkstation to connect to the same Preferred Server. They will not beprompted for a Preferred Server.
WARNING: If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.
NOTE: The following registry settings will be present only if an unattended installation of Windows NT was accomplished.
Default Preferred Server Settings
To set a Preferred Server for all new users logging on to a computerrunning Windows NT Workstation or Windows NT Server, you must modify theregistry.
Run Registry Editor (Regedt32.exe).
Navigate to the following subtree:From the subtree, go to the following key:
Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server, Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition, Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition, Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition