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On start up am getting "special log on" in the event log

  1. #1

    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1

    On start up am getting "special log on" in the event log

    I have relatively new PC with Windows 8.1 but recently I am getting a message on start up that "Windows could not connect to Group Policy service" . This then asks me to look at the Event log.
    I notice that the Event log has " Special log on " every time I log on .
    Are theses messages related ?
    Is this normal ?
    Have I a bug of some description?
    I have ran Norton 360 and malwarebytes - nothing reported.
    Any ideas?

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  2. #2

    Posts : 13
    Windows 8.1 Pro

    Are you talking about Event ID 4672?
    This one probably occurs next to your login event because your ID has adminstrator privilege?

    See Audit Sensitive Privilege Use
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  3. #3

    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1


    Yes it is ID 4672 for the "special log on"

    The Group Policy Client service" warning is ID 6000

    So I assume these are not related.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

On start up am getting "special log on" in the event log
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