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How To Log In With Administrator Account

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I originally created an account that had Admin status and named "Tom Jones".  Then I joined my computer to my Windows 2008 Domain, logged into the machine with an Active Directory also named "Tom Jones" and made it a mobile account, so now my account is cached.  The problem now is that when I log on to my machine it logs on to the "Tom Jones" mobile account that does not have Admin privliges and I can't perform any administrative tasks.  I know the password to the original "Tom Jones", but it defaults to "Tom Jones" account that has no Admin rights.  Does anyone have any idea how to get into my original "Tom Jones" account?  If I removed my Mac from the Domain will it help the situation.  Thanks.
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