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computer name will not register in DNS

I build a machine using a image for a workgroup name, when I use this image on another machine, I ran newsid on it and put in on our domain. Now the machine will not register in DNS. Is there a way to make this work, I know enough now to use sysprep instead of a new image, but is there a way to force the name to register in DNS without wiping and starting fresh? I believe that there may be more than 1 machine that is showing up in WINS, but not DNS.
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CacheMon33Commented:
What kind of errors are you seeing in the event log?
 
Are you still able to resolve IP addresses using the DNS server?
What happens if you try to run ipconfig /registerdns from the command line?
 
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CacheMon33Commented:
Also have you checked the Advanced TCP/IP settings of the Network Adapter:  

DNS-->Register this connection's addresses in DNS ?  
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Rocky1001Author Commented:
The box is checked for DNS in the advanced TCP/IP settings, I did have this error earlier on the machine:
Event Type:      Error
Event Source:      NETLOGON
Event Category:      None
Event ID:      5788
Date:            04/19/2011
Time:            1:01:05 PM
User:            N/A
Computer:      DEPLOYDS1056
Description:
Attempt to update HOST Service Principal Names (SPNs) of the computer object in Active Directory failed. The updated values were 'HOST/deployds1056' and 'HOST/DEPLOYDS1056'. The following error occurred:
The parameter is incorrect.
The name "deployds1056" is the orginal name on the computer, we rename them depending on the department we are putting the computer into.
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CacheMon33Commented:
This article may be of some use to you:  

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/258503  (Resolution for cause 2).  
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Rocky1001Author Commented:
I did see this before and did check the settings, Still would not show up in DNS.
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CacheMon33Commented:
Have you tried the following sequence:

1.  Join to workgroup and restart computer.  

2.  Change Computername and restart computer.  

3.  Join back to domain and restart computer.  
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Rocky1001Author Commented:
That was the first thing I tried. It didn't work.
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CacheMon33Commented:
Is the IP address of your Workstation also being used in the Reverse lookup Zone?
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CacheMon33Commented:
If so delete the PTR record and do ipconfig /flushdns then ipconfig /registerdns
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Rocky1001Author Commented:
the problem is fixed, under the DHCP settings, going into the DHCP server, under properties-->then under scope, you go to the scope properties. Under the "Enable DNS updates according to the settings below", there are 2 choices. Our old network admin had checked on the 2nd box which was "always dynamically update DNS A and PTR records"  When we changed it to the first choice"Dynamically update DNS A and PTR records only if requested by the DHCP clients" the computer popped up right away in DNS. also the other machines on the network that for whatever reason did not register in DNS starting showing. I will include a screenshot of the properties box.

Thanks for all the help
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CacheMon33Commented:
I am glad this has been resolved for you.
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Rocky1001Author Commented:
The answer was found outside of experts exchange and I'm putting it in for others to fine
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