no remote desktop software working after removing computer from a domain

We are in the process of moving away from a windows domain and connecting our macs to an apple server and having the pcs exist as islands. One pc that was just removed from the domain needs to be able to remote into another one that has never been on the domain. It worked fine until i removed it from the domain, but now no remote software will make an outbound connection. RDP does not work so i downloaded team viewer, it shows its not connected, neither does the logmein client. The computer can browse the local network and has full internet access. it has a static ip and manually set domain servers inputed. i tried it with dhcp and still no luck. the windows firewall can be on or off and no difference. i verified the ports for all of them are open. I can remote into the "server" machine from my mac with no issues so i know it is working properly. the client can not remote into any machine at all. any ideas? they are both windows 7 ultimate machines.
jessebruffettAsked:
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joinaunionCommented:
Does the name of the pc show up on the server?
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jessebruffettAuthor Commented:
Yes is does. i can remote from the server to the client machine with no issues, if just the one way from out finance directors machine to and time clock computer thats not working but i can remote from the time clock machine to the finance directors computer with no issues.
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joinaunionCommented:
Is the time clock machine set up to accept incoming IP'S or by computer name?

Has the pc in question ip changed?
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jessebruffettAuthor Commented:
Yes, the ip of the machine that the finance director uses(that was removed form the domain) has the same ip address it did before it was removed. i swapped it to another and no luck and i even let the dhcp server assign one, again no luck.
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joinaunionCommented:
Can you look in your event log for any errors and post.

Have any errors generated when trying the connection?

Sorry for all the questions. Just trying to narrow it down a little bit.

My guess is there's a conflict somewhere. Have any permissions changed on the server?
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jessebruffettAuthor Commented:
the server is the same, no issues there. the only error is that same one RDP give which is that it can't find the other computer on the network.
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joinaunionCommented:
Is this a wired or wireless setup?

Have you confirmed all wires are plugged in and seating tightly?
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joinaunionCommented:
Your not given a certificate error are you?

I'm also wondering if you may have a duplicate name on the pc's you have added.(The one removed)

Can you try giving it a new name and try the connection again.
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jessebruffettAuthor Commented:
it turned out to be the stupid mcafee firewall. i moved RDP to the "approved" list and viola it worked... I hate windows machines... lol
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jessebruffettAuthor Commented:
I fixed the problem.
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