troubleshooting Question

Error with PDC and Time server win2008 r2

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I have been having issues with my Windows 2008 R2 AD DS after having a 2003 AD fail and had to be removed using dcpromo /forceremoval.  The server gives the following information when using the commands listed.  The name of the Domain controller was changed and the domain was changed as seen.  I have tried doing several things with the DNS by manually removing the references to the old Controller.  I have also restarted the time service with net stop w32time and net start w32time which did not fix any problems.  I need to get this fixed prior to adding a second windows 2008 R2 DC.  Please help as I have been working on this for several days.

C:\>dcdiag /q
         Warning: <DOMAIN CONTROLER> is not advertising as a time server.
         ......................... <DOMAIN CONTROLER> failed test Advertising
         There are warning or error events within the last 24 hours after the
         SYSVOL has been shared.  Failing SYSVOL replication problems may cause
         Group Policy problems.
         ......................... <DOMAIN CONTROLER> failed test FrsEvent
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 07/18/2013   13:07:30
            Event String:
            Driver Send to Microsoft OneNote 15 Driver required for printer Send
 To OneNote 2013 is unknown. Contact the administrator to install the driver bef
ore you log in again.
         ......................... <DOMAIN CONTROLER> failed test SystemLog
         Warning: DcGetDcName(TIME_SERVER) call failed, error 1355
         A Time Server could not be located.
         The server holding the PDC role is down.
         Warning: DcGetDcName(GOOD_TIME_SERVER_PREFERRED) call failed, error
         1355
         A Good Time Server could not be located.
         ......................... <DOMAIN.NET> failed test LocatorCheck

C:\>repadmin /options

Repadmin: running command /options against full DC localhost
Current DSA Options: IS_GC


C:\>DCDIAG /TEST:NCSecDesc

Directory Server Diagnosis

Performing initial setup:
   Trying to find home server...
   Home Server = <DOMAIN CONTROLER>
   * Identified AD Forest.
   Done gathering initial info.

Doing initial required tests

   Testing server: Default-First-Site-Name\<DOMAIN CONTROLER>
      Starting test: Connectivity
         ......................... <DOMAIN CONTROLER> passed test Connectivity

Doing primary tests

   Testing server: Default-First-Site-Name\<DOMAIN CONTROLER>
      Starting test: NCSecDesc
         ......................... <DOMAIN CONTROLER> passed test NCSecDesc


   Running partition tests on : ForestDnsZones

   Running partition tests on : DomainDnsZones

   Running partition tests on : Schema

   Running partition tests on : Configuration

   Running partition tests on : texcelinc

   Running enterprise tests on : <DOMAIN.NET>

C:\>repadmin /showrepl

Repadmin: running command /showrepl against full DC localhost
Default-First-Site-Name\<DOMAIN CONTROLER>
DSA Options: IS_GC
Site Options: (none)
DSA object GUID: fb37fde2-22c1-4a8c-a7cb-b4be1726e71f
DSA invocationID: b091d81c-c07f-47a3-86ee-8300c85ea904
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