|Modify the Number of Cached Logins (Windows NT/2000/XP)|
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This value controls the number of allowable cached login attempts when the network domain controller is unavailable.
Open your registry and find the key below.
Create a new String value, or modify the existing value called 'CachedLogonsCount' using the settings below.
Exit your registry, you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.
Note: With caching disabled or the maximum has been reached, the user is prompted with this message: "The system cannot log you on now because the domain [DOMAIN_NAME] is not available."
|(Default)||REG_SZ||(value not set)|
System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon]|
Type: REG_SZ (String Value)
Value: 0 - 50 (0 = disabled, 10 = default)
Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.
Last Modified: October 12, 2002