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    changing the name of win2k server

    Hello,

    i have a small network running win2k. i have active directory installed and only one server machine. i get the ip addresses for all the machines from the isp. i have named my server as SERVER, so now when i start up the server i get the message a duplicate name exists on the network. now how can i rename the server to solve the problem. please help soon.

    Thanks in advance.
    Joseph
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    Re: changing the name of win2k server

    Originally posted by josephjohnt
    Hello,

    i have a small network running win2k. i have active directory installed and only one server machine. i get the ip addresses for all the machines from the isp. i have named my server as SERVER, so now when i start up the server i get the message a duplicate name exists on the network. now how can i rename the server to solve the problem. please help soon.

    Thanks in advance.
    Joseph

    You shode be Remove Active Directory , Then you can Rename server name .

    By file windows\system32\DCPROMO.EXE you can remove it and then reinstall it again.
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