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When logging into a new virtual machine which was recently added to a domain, I am getting the following error message:

The system cannot log you on due to the following error: The name or security ID (SID) of the domain specified is inconsistent with the trust information for that domain. Please try again or consult your system administrator.

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up vote 2 down vote accepted

Or use New SID tool from Microsoft Sysinternals to generate a new SID.

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Since this was a cloned Virtual Machine, the New SID tool did the trick. Thanks so much. – Mike Messina Jul 30 '09 at 20:19

Did you clone the machine w/o using sysprep (or some other tool that can clear SIDs)? If you did I would rebuild the box. If you didn't a simple remove from domain, then readd to domain should clear that up.

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Apparently, NewSID has been depreciated.

Any other way except for SysPrep?

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