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SBS 2008 - Windows 7 workstation showing as "offline"

Posted on 2013-11-14
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I recently connected upgraded one of our XP workstations to W7,
It worked fine to start with.

Now I can't reach it via RWW, and on the SBS console it shows as "Offline".

It is in ADUC in the correct place.
Running http://connect appears to complete OK, but doesn't sort out the problem.
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by:WORKS2011
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does running fix my network resolve anything?

you don't need to run the http://connect for WIN7
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by:clivie1
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No.
Nothing comes up related to the workstation.
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related to the workstation
there shouldn't be any errors, do you mind me asking what errors.

I would remove the workstation from the domain, delete the account from Active Directory to go a step further rename the computer and add back to the domain. I expect something in the bindings with the SID may be causing the problem.
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That sorted it.
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