Re: joining the domain

From: Kyle Lang [MSFT] (
Date: 05/14/04

Date: Fri, 14 May 2004 17:21:41 -0400

Delete the computer account then added it back, this will reset the computer
account password.

Kyle Lang [MSFT]
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"brucek" <> wrote in message
> I've got problems with an XP from ME upgrade.  Once I
> upgraded, I couldn't access resources on the domain.  No
> problem, I'll just re-join the domain.  when I try, I keep
> getting an event ID 4 error message that says "The kerberos
> client received a KRB_AP_ERR_MODIFIED error from the server
> win2kSERVER$.  This indicates that the password used to
> encrypt the kerberos service ticket is different than that
> on the target server. Commonly, this is due to identically
> named  machine accounts in the target realm (mydomain.COM),
> and the client realm.   Please contact your system
> administrator."  There isn't a identically named machine
> account in the domain.  When I'm joining the domain, I get
> the error message "logon failure: The target account name
> is incorrect."  Anyone else experience this problem?
> Thanks,
> Bruce