How do I resolve duplicate SID?
Clean up a duplicate SID At the SAM command prompt, type ‘connect to serverDNSNameOfServer’ and then press Enter. At the SAM command prompt, type cleanup duplicate sid, and then press Enter. Ntdsutil confirms the removal of the duplicate. At the SAM command prompt, type q, and then press Enter.
Does renaming a PC change the SID?
Note that just changing the computer name or adding the computer to a different domain does not change the computer SID. Changing the name or domain only changes the domain SID if the computer was previously associated with a domain.
How do I change SID in registry?
Start the registry editor. Move to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList. Select each SID under this in turn and look at the ProfileImagePath and at the end of this string is the name of the user. Close the registry editor.
How do I find my computer’s SID?
If you want to see a computer’s SID just pass the computer’s name as a command-line argument. If you want to see a user’s SID, name the account (e.g. “administrator”) on the command-line and an optional computer name.
Does joining the domain create a new SID?
The SID after rejoining the domain. Rejoining it to the same domain does not change the SID of the computer. In general, the computer SID does not matter anymore with some exceptions (domain controllers, WSUS, and a few others).
Is it OK to rename your PC?
Is changing the Windows computer name dangerous? No, changing the name of a Windows machine is harmless. Nothing within Windows itself is going to care about the computer’s name. The only case where it may matter is in custom scripting (or alike) that checks the computer’s name to make decision about what to do.
What is Windows Server SID?
A security identifier (SID) is used to uniquely identify a security principal or security group.
Does Sysprep change the SID?
To change a SID, you must use the Windows utility Sysprep (System Preparation Tool). This is the only method that is supported by Microsoft.