how to restore delete user in window 2000 server active directiory

How to restore deleted user account  in window 2000 server active directory
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Martin81Commented:
You can use ADrestore from sysinternals, it doesn't recover group memberships but you can add those back in manually.

http://blogs.technet.com/b/asiasupp/archive/2006/12/14/using-adrestore-tool-to-restore-deleted-objects.aspx
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Rob WilliamsCommented:
If you have a system state backup from a time before the items were delete, and the directory services restore  mode password. You can then boot to DS restore mode and overwrite the existing AD structure with the system state back up using the link provided by arsaif. HOWEVER, be aware this will overwrite any changes since the date of the system state backup.

Server 2008 R2 now has an active directory "recycle bin" that allows you to recover deleted single items. I appreciate that doesn't help you but something to look at in the future. Not that to use the feature all servers have to be using the latest AD functional level.
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Cliff GaliherCommented:
If you have multiple domain controllers, you can mark individual objects as authoritative during a restore thus minimizing the impact on AD.  More info:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc816878(WS.10).aspx

-Cliff
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