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Windowx XP Home Edition Does not display the domain button

Posted on 2004-09-29
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I have installed windows 2003 server and made it the domain controller in my network.
some systems have joined the Domain But when i tried to join the domain for windows xp home edition i was surprised that i could not find the domain button in the My computer>Properties>Computer Name >Change.
Workgroup button is exist butt the option to join a domain does not exist

Please help accordingly

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by:merowinger
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is your user lacal administrator???

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by:kaliabutt
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Mero,
Yes of course Local administrator

One thing i have forget that in the computer managment i could not locate the users and groups icon too.
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by:merowinger
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do you see that button (radio button)-->is it grayed out or is it complete invisible
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by:kaliabutt
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completely invisible both buttons


1.Domain in my computer properties
2.users and Groups in computer managment
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swinterborn earned 125 total points
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This is a MS restriction on XP Home - only XP Pro can join a domain.

Your only supported option is to purchase an upgrade to XP Pro - which is why MS put the restriction in :'(

On the other hand, try this http://vowe.net/archives/001639.html

Cheers

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by:merowinger
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ohh man i didn't kno´w that, this is really hard!!!

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by:kaliabutt
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Thank you
 swinterborn

I am going to download X-setup pro 6.0

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