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Uninstall of AD damaged accounts

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#1 chuck4100


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Posted 14 July 2013 - 04:18 AM

Hello, I had setup a server with WinServ 2012 and later installed Active Directory. As it happened i really didn't nee AD installed and my server decided it wanted to run slow after a month of just sitting there and i came to the bright idea of removing server roles. Once i took out AD however, It completely redid all user accounts and settings, including the built administrator account. The original account directory was ... administrator, now its administrator.server (server is the computer name). i can find no way to reset back to my previous account with all the appropriate startups and such, i went into CP>system>advanced tab>userprofiles and it shows the prior account as unknown, i deleted the 'new' admin account there but it resets itself when logging into it.


What i want to do> make the original admin account, the built in admin account once again with all the installed nonsence and desktop/startups.


I would like to avoid> a full reset.



Thanks for any advice and please, if additional clarity is required, ask and ill deliver asap.

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Posted 03 August 2013 - 11:40 AM

Is the server still a domain controller? Is it the only domain controller?
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Posted 22 August 2013 - 10:29 PM

Same thing happened to me as well.  I installed AD as an experiment and then uninstalled it shortly afterward.  I removed it like it was the last domain controller, and now I have that weird Administrator.Server notation for the administrator account as well. 

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