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Microsoft KB Archive/248778

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PPT2000: Error Message: "Logon Failure: Invalid User or Bad Password"

Article ID: 248778

Article Last Modified on 11/30/2000



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2000 Standard Edition



This article was previously published under Q248778

SYMPTOMS

When preparing a online broadcast in Microsoft PowerPoint 2000, you may receive the following error message:

Logon Failure: Invalid user or bad password.

CAUSE

This problem may occur when either of the following conditions is true:

  • Your user name is not part of the NetShow Administrators group on the NetShow server you are attempting to connect to.
  • System policies may be enabled that restrict the NetShow Administrators group.


RESOLUTION

To resolve this problem you must add your user name to the NetShow Administrators group on the NetShow server.

If there are policies enabled on this server that restrict the NetShow Administrators group, you may try adding your user name to the Administrators group to resolve this problem.

Keywords: kbconf kbprb KB248778