How can I fix this isssue : Local Hostname Reynard-PC.local already in use; will try Reynard-PC-2.local instead

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How can I fix this isssue : Local Hostname Reynard-PC.local already in use; will try Reynard-PC-2.local instead
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that sounds reasonable.. was it in fact, in use? i.e a computer in active directory? you have to remove a computer from active directory before you can join that computer to the domain.

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can you instruct me what to do please. this is a windows 7 machine I dont think i am using active directory
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ve3ofa is right on, it sounds like you are trying to join this PC to the domain, and the PC account already exists.....

If this is not the case, then please, more details would be great....
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