How to resolve “The trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed”


Sometimes, you receive the alert “The trust relationship between this workstation and primary domain failed” when you login to the computer that joined to the domain. There are many ways to resolve this issue. Through this article, I will show you how to resolve this issue using PowerShell command.
Step 1. Login to the problematic computer using local Administrator Account.
Step 2. Open PowerShell and run as Administrator.
Step 3. Type $credential = Get-Credential and press Enter. Once the password dialog box appears, enter the domain admin credential. This step is to save the user/password into $credential variable.
Step 4. Type Reset-ComputerMachinePassword -Credential $credential and press Enter
Step 5. Restart the computer. You can also type Restart-Computer -Force in the PowerShell to restart the local computer.

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