25. November 2012 · Comments Off on Enabling Network Level Authentication on Windows XP Service Pack 3 · Categories: Microsoft · Tags: , , ,

The remote computer requires Network Level Authentication, which your computer does not support.

To enable NLA in XP machines; first install XP SP3, then edit the registry settings on the XP client machine to allow NLA

• Configure Network Level Authentication

1. Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then press ENTER.

2. In the navigation pane, locate and then click the following registry subkey: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetControlLsa

3. In the details pane, right-click Security Packages, and then click Modify.

4. In the Value data box, type tspkg. Leave any data that is specific to other SSPs, and then click OK.

5. In the navigation pane, locate and then click the following registry subkey: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetControlSecurityProviders

6. In the details pane, right-click SecurityProviders, and then click Modify.

7. In the Value data box, type credssp.dll. Leave any data that is specific to other SSPs, and then click OK.

8. Exit Registry Editor.

9. Restart the computer.

03. November 2012 · Comments Off on Group Policy Preference Client Side Extensions – Windows XP (KB943729) · Categories: Microsoft · Tags: , , ,

 

Group Policy Preference Client Side Extensions is an update for XP/2003 machines that allows any “Preferences” set by using 2008 policies to be applied. For example I used preferences to map drives for users and while it worked fine for win7 machines I had to apply that update on my XP/2003 machines for them to get the drive maps.

 

Source: Group Policy Preference CSE for XP (KB943729)