VAMT Activations Timing Out

Getting 'The operation timed out' on a re-install of windows 7 and office 2010 on the same desktop (same computer name).
We recently migrated from VMAT 2 to v6 so imported old data from the clx file into SQL.  

Any ideas?
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LesterClaytonCommented:
Sounds to be like a firewall issue on the Windows machine.  VAMT needs to connect to the machine via WMI and RPC - and if this is not working you will get a timeout.

Another problem you could be having is name resolution - be sure that the machine running VAMT is resolving the correct IP address when trying to resolve the computer name in question.  Sometimes DNS records registered with an old computer SID cannot be updated by a new computer SID - since the permissions are different.  If this is the case, delete the DNS record for the computer, and then let the computer register its IP in DNS using its own SID (ipconfig /registerdns).
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CHI-LTDAuthor Commented:
DNS looks fine.
Noticed pending windows updates...
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CHI-LTDAuthor Commented:
hmm, weird.  working now..
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