Lost trust with server, now can't rejoin domain because

I have a PC (Windows 7) that lost trust with the server (Server 2003 r2) I took it off the domain and tried to rejoin but I get the following error "the join operation was not successful this could be because an existing computer account having name "XXXX"  was previously created using different credentials."
I deleted the object from Active Directory and tried renaming the PC. Anyone know what else I need to do?
perasperaAsked:
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Miguel Angel Perez MuñozCommented:
Ensure account used to join computer has enough privileges to do this.
By default, user account can join 10 computers to domain.
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perasperaAuthor Commented:
I am using Server Admin account to join the PC to the domain.
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Miguel Angel Perez MuñozCommented:
When you are joining computer to domain, you are asked to provide credentials. Ensure this credentials has enough privileges.
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perasperaAuthor Commented:
The credentials are the same that I use to join every computer to the domain. 100% positive they are correct
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TropicalBoundCommented:
What do you mean by 'Server Admin'?  Are you using the original Domain Administrator account, or are you using an account that someone in your domain created?
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Miguel Angel Perez MuñozCommented:
Since you have deleted old active directory account, must be a permission problem. This article may help you: http://support2.microsoft.com/kb/932455
You can try before, recreate account, place on OU and rejoin.
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perasperaAuthor Commented:
TropicalBound - Original Domain Admin account
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TropicalBoundCommented:
How many domain controllers do you have?  If more than one, did you verify the deletion synchronized across all DCs?

Just to clarify, you logged onto your DC as the Domain Administrator, opened AD Users and Computers, navigated to the appropriate OU, and deleted the Windows 7 computer object.  Correct?
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perasperaAuthor Commented:
Great questions TropicalBound. There are 2 DC's and when I removed the object on one it did not sync across both. However if I rename the PC and try to join the new name shows up in both DC's as an object. The desktop then receives the error.

You are 100% correct on the process to remove the object.
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TropicalBoundCommented:
OK, so something is amiss with the sync.  For the quick fix, log onto each DC and delete the Win7 computer object, then see if you can rejoin the domain.
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perasperaAuthor Commented:
Thanks for all the help. I ended up rebuilding the PC because I needed to get the PC up and going. I still haven't figured out the reason that it happened but the rebuild fixed all.
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