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I tried to dcpromo a domain controller and it looked like it worked for awhile, I stepped away and when I came back it was at the logon screen ,now I cannot login to it. Has anyone seen this happen before and if so how do I go about fixing this? Its a Windows 2003 server box.
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Thomas Grassi earned 2000 total points
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Looks like to depromo mail have failed

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/332199

check this out.
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by:Sarang Tinguria
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Can you let us know what is the error u get after you submit the credentials
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by:Thomas N
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Its the standard "The system cannot log you on. Make sure you username and domain are correct, ......."
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by:Thomas Grassi
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Have you tried dcpromo /forceremoval

follow what I posted?
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by:Thomas N
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thanks I will try and come back to reward points
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