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Deleted User in SBS2003 Companyweb and cannot re-add him

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I was having problems with one user not being able to access the companyweb remotely although everyone else was working fine. I checked all permissions and all looked fine so I decided maybe something had become corrupt and deleted the user from the site admin user list, all seemed to go fine. I restarted IIS using IISRESET and then tried to re-add the user back into the site again. Unfortunately I am unable to complete the task as I keep getting 'Can not add the user because a user with that name already exists.'

Please can someone shed any light on this as the user does not show on any of the user lists within companyweb!!

Many Thanks

John Harrison

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by:Glen Knight
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Do you mean you deleted him from sharepoint? Can you post a screenshot of where you removed the user from?
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by:jgharrison
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Thanks for the quick response, here is the screen shot
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zephyr_hex (Megan) earned 1000 total points
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ahh... i remember this...  had similar trouble when i was still using wss 2.0

there are two levels in sharepoint for managing users.  from within the site, and from central admin.

to completely remove a user from that version of sharepoint, you have to do it from central admin ;)
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by:jgharrison
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Sorry to sound dense , sharepoint is not my forte, where is central admin??
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Ignore that last post, found it!  lol
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