July 2010 Entries

We Lost Power to the Windows 7 64 Bit Machines and Now We Can't Login to the Domain

Last night during an electrical storm, a portion of our building lost power (the entire building isn't protected by a generator). Several client machines couldn't login to the domain when the power came back up. We were seeing a message that basically said the machine didn't have a trust account on the domain, yet AD said the machine was a member of the domain. We couldn't login with cached credentials, and local accounts failed too. We tried the restore procedure many people had suggested and that ......