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SOLVED: Windows Needs Your Current Credentials

If you are prompted to enter your login credentials every day by the following dialog box:

Windows needs your current credentials

Windows needs your current credentials

Windows Needs Your Current Credentials
Please Lock this computer, then unlock it using your most recent password or smart card

there are two likely fixes:

  1. Change the LOGON HOURS of the account to have no restructions, in Active Directory
  2. Disable the KERBEROS DES SECURITY on the account, in Active Directory
Windows needs your current credentials-active directory-login hours-kerberos DES encyption

Windows needs your current credentials-active directory-login hours-kerberos DES encyption

 

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  1. a12-20-12

    How do you get to the window in the screenshot above???

    • Ian Matthews
      Ian Matthews12-21-12

      This screen shot is from a corporate domain and it was accessed via ADUC (Active Directory Users and Computers).

  2. Vikash Kumar06-26-12

    Thanks a TON , I resolved some other issue with this solution
    Vikash

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