troubleshooting Question

Duplicate nameon network error after switching to new file server

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I recently moved our 2 file share server from Win2k3 to Win2k8.  I built up the 2k8 boxes, robocopied all the files from the old servers to new servers, changed the name of the old servers, removed them from the domain, renamed the 2 new servers to the exact same name as the old servers, and updated dns.  Everything is working fine across the board, no user complaints, etc.  However, I am getting an error message in the event log.

"A duplicate name has been detected on the TCP network.  The IP address of the computer that sent the message is in the data. Use nbtstat -n in a command window to see which name is in the Conflict state."

Also, I am having a hard time installing the Backup Exec agent on either server which may or may not be related.  "Attempt to connect to server \\server failed with the following error:  Multiple connections to a server or shared resource by the same user, using more than one user name, are not allowed.  Disconnect all previous connections to the server or shared resource and try again.

Any idea what would be causing this?
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