Widows networking

I'm trying to join a Windows pc to a domain bt it gives an error msg " a domain controller could not be contacted".
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Lee W, MVPConnect With a Mentor Technology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
Are its DNS settings correct?
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Jay_Jay70Commented:
turn off windows firewall if enabled and make sure you can ping the machine
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Keith AlabasterEnterprise ArchitectCommented:
Agreed.
if you drop out to a CMD prompt, type in
ipconfig /all

Do the same on your server. With the exception of the IP address, are all other setiings identical?
Is the switch port enabled? Cable OK?
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