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how do u change a computer's name in win2k server?

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how do u change the computer's name when running under win2k server, and set up as a domain controller? thanks
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by:Lee W, MVP
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What I would do is remove it from the domain (at the client), delete the computer account in Active Directory Users and computers, and add the system back to the domain.  This will recreate the computer account with the new name.
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i mean change the name of the domain controller
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i mean change the name of the domain controller
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Go to regedit. Do a search and find entry for old name. Edit to new name.
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