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Help Please!

I have a problem with a laptop on our network. Somebody duplicated the hostname of this laptop on our domain therefor I can no longer logon to a network account through this machine. The local admin password was set incorrectly so I cannot login locally and rejoin the domain with a different hostname. The only way I can login to the OS is through the users cached account. To make it even more interesting we are running safeboot which will not allow me to run a standard boot disc to reset the admin password. Any help would be appreciated!
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mgonulluCommented:
Did you try to boot the CD from an external drive?
Boot from a USB?
or from network using PXE
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PlatformITAuthor Commented:
As far as i'm aware safeboot encrypts the bios so that you cannot hack local accounts regardless of whether the cd is run internally or externally... When you say from network using pxe are you referring to running the boot disc?
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mgonulluCommented:
No I mean boot from network, In that case you have to have a server from witch your laptop Ethernet card can boot
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ChiefITCommented:
I think you may be in luck:

Computers cache up to ten logons, in registry,  in case the domain controller is not present. Unplug your machine's NIC, and logon as if you were logging onto the domain. Change the computer name or local logon.

Safeboot encrypts the boot partition, not the bios, and I have no idea how it does this. But, I do know that the boot partition is encrypted and not any other partition on the drive. It probably encases packets within itself, like 802.1x encryption.
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PlatformITAuthor Commented:
Sorry this did not fix the problem
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PlatformITAuthor Commented:
this is resolved.
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mgonulluCommented:
can you please tell us how you resolved
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