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Windows Server 2003 Reinstall and backup restore - Browsing by name gives 'server is not accessible. Login Failure: The target account name is incorrect

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Last Modified: 2012-08-24
I have a file server at one of our sites that has the file server and a domain controller. I have recently rebuilt the server and have restored the files from Ultrabac backup. Since this was a rebuilt i made sure to reset the file server's computer account and then re-add it back to the domain. AFter it was added back to the domain i performed a 'dcpromo' to promote it to a domain controller because i would like to remove the one already in place (old and out of support). Dcpromo went through fine. I am able to connect to this computer via IP and even ping by name and IP, just unable to network browse by name. I've looked this up and saw that some people had to perform a dcpromo /forceremoval to get this fixed, however, i am several states away and it may be difficult to walk someone through re-adding it to the network because this also put the server in a workgroup, correct? Any options i have to resolve this that dont involve putting in a workgroup? Thanks very much experts!!
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