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intitialization failed attemping to connect to exchange 2010

hi experts,

 so I installed exchange 2010 just for my labs on my laptop and then I changed my computer name. Now i'm getting this error when I try to open exchange management console.

Initialization failed.

the following error occured while attempting to connect to the specified exchange server

kerberos authentication failed.
authentication falied.
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ok, i renamed it and its workig now, thanks! i'm glad i'm only practicing!
That's where you learn :D Exchange relies very heavily on the name of the systems its installed on. Once it's installed, you will have a heck of a time renaming a system with it installed.