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Windows 7: Can't join machine to domain after upgrading to Windows 7

01 Jun 2010   #1
pingmasta

Windows 7 Enterprise
 
 
Can't join machine to domain after upgrading to Windows 7

Hello, I recently upgraded my machine from windows XP to Windows 7. Ever since I have not been able to logon to the domain. The system always logs me on to a Temporary Profile; thus I'm not able to access domain resources.
I resetted the computer account and rejoined the machine back to the domain..but its still not being successful; the error message tells me another system has the same credentials as mine and thus cannot join the domain.
I also tried renaming the computer and pre-staging the computer account but its still not successful.
How do I go about this?


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01 Jun 2010   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pingmasta View Post
Hello, I recently upgraded my machine from windows XP to Windows 7. Ever since I have not been able to logon to the domain. The system always logs me on to a Temporary Profile; thus I'm not able to access domain resources.
I resetted the computer account and rejoined the machine back to the domain..but its still not being successful; the error message tells me another system has the same credentials as mine and thus cannot join the domain.
I also tried renaming the computer and pre-staging the computer account but its still not successful.
How do I go about this?

Talk to the domain administrator. It appears your old XP machines credentials (i assume you named both machines the same) are preventing you
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01 Jun 2010   #3
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pingmasta View Post
Hello, I recently upgraded my machine from windows XP to Windows 7. Ever since I have not been able to logon to the domain. The system always logs me on to a Temporary Profile; thus I'm not able to access domain resources.
I resetted the computer account and rejoined the machine back to the domain..but its still not being successful; the error message tells me another system has the same credentials as mine and thus cannot join the domain.
I also tried renaming the computer and pre-staging the computer account but its still not successful.
How do I go about this?
Have you attempted to manually enter the Domain DNS servers in the network connection settings of the problem machine?

Doing that has fixed this same problem a few times in the past.

Sometimes the auto DNS settings don't work properly when connecting to a Domain network for some reason, I believe the Domains router firewall blocks the DNS info from being picked up.
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01 Jun 2010   #4
surfasb

Windows 7
 
 

Your best bet is narrow down the reasons for the error. Fire up Event Viewer and it should show you some detailed error messages. Post them here.
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