Windows ME Logon scripts

Joseph Kezar jkezar at
Mon Nov 19 18:11:43 GMT 2001

How do you have the permissions set on the logon script? (0660)?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Rankin" <drankin at>
To: "Joseph Kezar" <jkezar at>
Cc: "Samba" <samba at>
Sent: Monday, November 19, 2001 9:02 PM
Subject: Re: Windows ME Logon scripts

> Joseph:
>     There is nothing special about ME login scripts. I have Win95, Win98
> & WinME all executing login scripts from the samba server and I haven't
> had any problems. What version of Samba are you running? I seem to
> recall a %u and %U issue in 2.2.0 but I think it was fixed in 2.2.1a and
> later.
> Joseph Kezar wrote:
> > I cannot seem to execute any logon %U.bat scripts.  It see's them
> > because I get a black box screen and a message 'running logon
> > scripts'.If the user.bat file does not exist it simply skips this
> > step.  So I know it sees my bat files.  If I execute it from the
> > windows ME pc after the pc is booted up it works.  The bat file is as
> > follows: rem Network logon scriptnet use h: \\win\homes It has DOS
> > style carraige returns at the end of each line.  It is chmod 777 and
> > chown'ed to the user.It there some specific syntax with WinME logon
> > scripts that I am missing.  I think I can see: Bad command or file
> > name quickly flicker on my screen. I tried a batch file of
> > simple:pause Which didn't do anything either.
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