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You may want to just verify that the account has local admin rights. Also verify that there is a password set for the account.
How are you entering the credentials? Make sure to use machinenameuser or .user for local credentials.
Actually it turns out that in Windows Server 2008 there are security related differences between the built-in local administrators account and members of the local administrators group. A simple modification to the local security policy corrected this.