Your account has been disabled. Please see your system administrator

I recently installed a fresh new copy of Windows 7 Pro 64 bit on 5 laptops.  Each have 4 GB of ram.  With each laptop  I removed the temporary user account created in setup, in computer management.  I also deleted the profile folder.  Then I reset the password of the built-in Administrator local account.   Then I joined the laptops to the domain.   But when I logged out and attempted to log in again with the built-in local administrator account and it failed.  I also tried the domain administrator account and it failed.  I tried with the computer name\username and domain\username and still failed.  The message I got when I used the local built-in administrator credentials was 'Your account has been disabled.  Please see your system administrator.'  The message I got when I used the domain administrator credentials was  'wrong password and wrong username.'  Please help me to rectify this problem.  Thanks.
DepecheServerAsked:
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EshuunDaraCommented:
By default, the local administrator account is disabled, so unless you also enabled the account, it won't work.  If you load the computer up in safe mode, it should temporarily re-enable that account.  

Also, by default, the Domain Admins group is a member of the local administrator's group on a PC once it is joined to the domain.  If you can't log in, that suggests some sort of networking issue (you don't have a valid IP address for example).  Try using a different account that is also a member of the domain admins group.
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JamesSenior Cloud Infrastructure EngineerCommented:
The problem maybe to with nic drivers. You could try updating the drivers. Also, this may be a dns issue. Check the eventlogs on the laptop and look for netlogon errors. If this is the problem rectify dns.
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Darius GhassemCommented:
Make sure you are logging into the domain when using the Domain Admin account not the local computer
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brettkmCommented:
You can also enable the administrator account using Offline NT Password & Registry Editor from the Ultimate Boot CD.

http://www.ultimatebootcd.com/
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DepecheServerAuthor Commented:
Thanks very much.  I went into safe mode which temporarily re-enabled the local administrator account.  Then I enabled it and restarted.  I can now log on with both local and domain administrator credentials.  
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