Cannot uninstall active directory

noeljohnson
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i cannot uninstall active directory in domain structure restore mode but its the only wat i can login to the server. its telling me i need to login to regular mode to do so. and ideas?
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          Hi noeljohnson
               As far as I know, you can not uninstall domain in restore mode. Is this the only DC in environment? Maybe you can try repairing installation from OS cd?

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How many DC's do you have?  Is this the only one?  Did the server start failing right after you did DCPROMO?  If so, make sure the DNS in TCP/IP settings is pointing locally (127.0.0.1 or to the servers IP address).  Then reboot in normal mode.

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