Sorry I forgot to mention that I've removed the UTP ever since.
Anyway, I think I've got it figured out already.
When I changed my workgroup and Win 95 re-installed some network components,
my previous settings were changed - particularly the properties of File and
The Browse Master field was set to the value of "Automatic". I changed it to
"Enabled" and logon has been fast again.
I also tried changing the value of LM announce to Yes but it slowed down the
So far, everything's fast again. I'll observe some more to see if indeed I
stumbled upon the correct solution.
From: Mike@NetDotCom <email@example.com>
To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
Date: Wednesday, June 10, 1998 12:55 AM
Subject: Re: Slow NT domain logon
>Does the combo card allow you to connect to both coax and UTP????
>Most ether cards only allow one media type to be active at any one time
>usually through sensing which connector has a signal on it.
>If you have cables attached to both this may be the source of your problem.
>From: Danny Sinang <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>To: NTISP <email@example.com>
>Date: Tuesday, June 09, 1998 12:39 PM
>Subject: Slow NT domain logon
>>I have a PDC connected to my Win 95 workstation via a coax cable. I always
>>logon as administrator from this workstation and authentication was
>>But lately, after a fresh boot-up, it takes around 5 seconds for me to get
>>My Win 95 machine's NIC is a 3Com 3c509B Combo card. Before things got
>>I connected a UTP cable to a network hub to get my Win 95 machine to auth
>>against another PDC ( another domain ) I'm testing stuff on.
>>I've reverted my Win 95 machine to use my first PDC's domain as its
>>Anybody know why things got slow ?
>>Note that if I do a Shutdown / Close programs and log on as another user,
>>get fast authentication and logon.
>>President - Uplink Technologies, Inc.
>>( Provider of "Clean" Internet Access )