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Windows XP Sp3 workstation that once worked fine on the domain, no longer able to join domain (Error:RPC Server Unavailable)

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Windows XP Sp3 workstation that once worked fine on the domain, no longer able to join domain.
When trying to join the workstation to the domain get an error that the RPC server is unavailable.

Notes  and most of the solutions tried:
"      Both RPC & RPC locator services are running on both server and vista client
"      Compared settings with another user on that network everything appears correct
"      Reset the Ipstack
"      A record for computer is present in DNS records on server
"      Checked DNS on the server nslookup ect= no errors
"      Flushed  and reregistered DNS
"      Changed from DHCP to Static Ip on the client with DNS pointing to DNS server
"      Verified hosts file contains Ip and corresponding server names
"      Added to a fictitious work group then tried to join the domain
"      Reset and delete computer account in Active Directory
o      Computer object is created when attempting to add computer to the domain but the workstation does not join and then the computer account/object goes to a disabled state
"      Made sure port 135 was open
"      Shutdown firewall
"      Can use windows explorer to browse to server and see shares via its netbios name by typing it in the address barwas able to map network drive
"      Can use windows explorer to browse to another server and see shares not by its netbios name but by typing Ip address with folder in the address barwas able to map network drive
"      Was able to setup Microsoft Outlook to use account on Microsoft Exchange server configured with netbios name
"      Client able to use CRM after configured with Ip address not the netbios name
New advice welcomed

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