Trust Relationship

How to Fix the error: The trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed

Re-establish trust through PowerShell

In this method, we will re-establish trust between the domain controller and client using PowerShell. You will need to log on using a local Administrator account.

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  1. Log on Windows 10 using local Administrator account
  2. Click on Start menu and type PowerShell
  3. Right click on PowerShell and choose Run as Administrator
  4. Press Yes to confirm running as Administrator
  5. Type $credential = Get-Credential and press Enter (add the domain credentials to the variable $credential)
  6. Enter domain admin account and password and then click OK
  7. Type Reset-ComputerMachinePassword -Credential $credential and press Enter (this uses the $credential variable to reset the account)
  8. Close PowerShell
  9. Restart your Windows machine
  10. Log on Windows 10 using domain user account
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