Cannot see the members of the local group

Hi Readers,

I was building /upgrading my LAB environment  to windows 2008 R2 / server 2012.

When I was adding members to the Local Administrator group, member gets added but than disappears from the view, I tried on different server as well, same behavior.


Suddenly I realized that I have cloned them without changing the SID 🙂 , identical SID issue ..

Old problem but worth to be shared..

So, What We have to do is : On the machine from which you want to clone..

On the command prompt enter below (we have to use sysprep so that machine SID can be changed)

C:\Windows\System32\sysprep\> sysprep.exe /oobe /generalize /shutdown

Now when I have prepared machine cloning from this machine, below is the result on members servers.


Tech Wizard



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