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Netdom.exe for Windows 7 32-bit

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That was a total waste of hours! I have a customer running a 2008 R2 Server with a mix of XP and Windows 7 32-bit computers. I need to remotely rename the computers on the domain. I found netdom.exe for XP, put it in the netlogon folder, ran it remotely and it worked like a champ.

   After a lot of pain and frustration I managed to get netdom.exe on my 32-bit Windows 7 computer but as soon as I copy it out of the c:\windows\system32 folder it no longer runs I am assuming because of the language file.

   I need to change the names remotely (running sysinternals psexec) but it doesn't look like netdom.exe for WIndows 7 32-bit is going to work. Has anyone accomplished this?
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by:Sushil Sonawane
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You can get netdom.exe installing Remote server administration tool.

For more info refer below link :

http://nj180degree.net/2010/09/28/how-to-integrate-windows-7-to-a-domain-using-netdom/
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by:LockDown32
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Yes..... as mentioned above I have netdom.exe on my Windows 7 computer. Also mentioned was the fact that I cannot simply copy it to another Windows 7 computer. It will not run.
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Question is abandon with no answer
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by:LockDown32
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The question has been abandon and the one response I did get did nothing more then echo what I had already tried. I do not feel that justifies awardin points.
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