Loss of Desktop After Logon When Using a Filter Gina.dll

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SYMPTOMS
After you log on, there are no icons displayed on the screen and the onlyoptions are to log out or shut down the server.
CAUSE
This problem may occur when running a filter Gina.dll. The problem iscaused by a race condition in Winlogon which causes the default desktop tobe Winlogon.
RESOLUTION
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0 or Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft 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 4.0 Service Pack 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition Service Pack 4.
Properties

Article ID: 189290 - Last Review: 10/09/2013 19:50:01 - Revision: 2.2

  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
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