This article was previously published under Q325551
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If a user performs a cached logon process on a Windows 2000-based member server or a Windows 2000-based workstation, the user does not receive group policies. When the user logs on, connects the computer to the network, and runs the following commands to refresh the group policies, the first command runs successfully but the second command does not refresh the user policy:
The following errors are recorded in the Userenv.log file:
USERENV(254.248) 18:45:44:613 LibMain: Process Name: C:\WINNT\system32\secedit.exe USERENV(254.248) 18:45:44:613 RefreshPolicy: Entering with 0 USERENV(254.248) 18:45:44:613 RefreshPolicy: Failed to open event with 2 USERENV(254.248) 18:45:44:613 RefreshPolicy: Leaving.
This problem also occurs with remote access and virtual private network users if a user connects with a remote access/virtual private network connection that does not require the user to press CTRL+ALT+DELETE and to use the Log On to Windows dialog box, but instead uses the Log on using dial-up connection option.
An inappropriate function is used in the attempt to locate a domain controller.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.