Windows SID duplication issue can be happen after you image the windows operating system (OS) or after you clone the VMware guest windows OS. Before assigned a new SID to cloned machine, you have to know the current SID. So that you can compare before and after changed. There is a tool that included in the PsTools suite which can help you to read the computer’s SID. PsGetSid makes reading a computer’s SID and works across the network so that you can query SIDs remotely.
You can download the PsTools at below Mirrors:
Copy PsPsGetSid onto your executable path and type “psgetsid”.
Usage: psgetsid [\\computer[,computer[,…] | @file [-u username [-p password]]] [account]
C:\PsTools>psgetsid PsGetSid v1.44 - Translates SIDs to names and vice versa Copyright (C) 1999-2008 Mark Russinovich Sysinternals - www.sysinternals.com SID for \\EHOWSTUFFPC: S-1-5-21-1390067357-1214467892-839558901
Before you start to check SID for remote computer, make sure you mapped the remote computer using admin privileged or make default admin$ share be available.
C:\PsTools>psgetsid \\192.168.2.3 PsGetSid v1.44 - Translates SIDs to names and vice versa Copyright (C) 1999-2008 Mark Russinovich Sysinternals - www.sysinternals.com SID for \\192.168.2.3: S-1-5-21-36825260865-4174531124-39197682092