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Do Not Have Rights to Rename Computer Name

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I have two MIS employees that have the rights to add computers to the domain and also rename computers to a computer name that was never used before.
For some reason, they cannot rename a computer name that was already used.

I believe the issue has to do with the containers that the computers are stored in.  When a computer first gets added to the domain, it goes to the default AD location Company\Computers.  
However, if they try to rename a PC that I have moved to our AD tree: Company\Location\Building\Computers, they get hit with an error.  I would have to do it for them.
I believe it's their rights to that container.  Any ideas on what I can do to give them the most minimal access to get the job done?

If this doesn't make sense and you would like to see an example, let me know.
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