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I have some computers linked to company X's Active Directory within my company.

How do I backup the AD configuration on Windows 7 so that I can reformat the drives and restore the AD configuration without having to call company X to come and rejoin my computers with their AD?

Thanks for the help.

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Unless you are the Admin of the domain this isn't possible. You could create an exact duplicate and migrate it to another machine. You could also ask Company X for advice. –  Ramhound Feb 13 '13 at 19:52
    
why do you need to reformat the machines? –  Keltari Feb 13 '13 at 20:40
    
Ramjound, I can elevate my permissions temporarily. How would the backup be done in this case? –  JuanKB1024 Feb 13 '13 at 20:59

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