A specified logon session does not exist [FIXED BY EXPERTS]

A specified logon session does not exist error is usually caused in the Windows 10 update 10074 and 10240. This guide contains step by step solutions to this error to help you resolve this issue on your Windows 10. So all you’ve to do is keep reading and follow the steps!

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Solutions to fix the error ‘A specified logon session does not exist’ in Windows 10:

Changing network access settings:

  • Press Windows key + R key
  • The RUN dialogue box will appear
  • Type gpedit.msc
  • Now head over to Computer Configuration > Windows Settings > Security Settings > Local Policies > Security Options
  • In the policy tab, right-click on network access, and select do not allow storage of passwords and credentials for network authentication
  • Choose properties and then click disable
  • Lastly, close the window and restart your PC

Using the credentials manager:

  • Search credential manager then choose credential manager control panel
  • Now choose Windows Credentials
  • Find the problematic NAS device and delete the entry
  • Now create a new Windows Credentials value and insert the following text

Internet or Network Address: \servername (replace with the Netbios-name of your cloudstation, or use IP) ;
User name: servernameusername (replace with netbios-name and the username you are connecting with)
Password: leave blank

Changing the Windows sign-in method:

  • Press Windows key + X key
  • Now choose Settings and then select accounts option
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  • Select the sign-in options and follow the instructions appearing on the screen for setting a new PIN
  • After that, see if the issue is still present

These are the solutions that’ll help you resolve the issue. 

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