said by Mike:
Take the machine off the domain.
85% of your problems will be fixed. 10.8 AD plugin is, for a lack of better term, utterly fucked. There are all sorts of broken permission things (unfixable because nework account) and will make OS X look it's possessed.
Do a local account, test it out, see the difference.
Not able to take the unit off the domain.
Another tech swapped which monitor was going to the graphics cards, and he hasn't had an issue.
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