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error joining a server to the domain after forcibly disjoint windows 2003 R2

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I had a server as Domain Controller,  two day ago I converted to Virtual this server and with the physical server Without network I did and dcpromo /forceremoval, changed the Ip and PcName. i want to keep this server as member server so i Tried to join to the domain and i obtain this error.

"error attempting to join the domain 'XXXX'" The directory service can not allocate a relative identifier.

Any idea?
I need to create a new SID? How can I do?

Thanks.
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by:Darius Ghassem
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On Windows 2003 Server I would just run NEWSID.

http://www.softpedia.com/progDownload/NewSID-Download-41001.html

On Windows 2008 Server I would sysprep
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by:limmontreefree
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Thanks, Dariusg, I changed the SID but when I try to join to the Domain I have same message.
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Did you run metadata cleanup after force removing the DC?

http://www.petri.co.il/delete_failed_dcs_from_ad.htm
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by:Leon Fester
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Are all your FSMO roles assigned?

run
netdom query fsmo

and check that each role, especially RID master is assigned to a valid Domain Controller.
If it does not have a valid server name, then seize the fsmo roles using the following instructions.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/255504
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by:limmontreefree
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Thanks evebody.

I asked a Microsoft Consultor and The problems is because When I try to join the old server to the domain still have the SID and the kerberos key is damaged,
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