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How do I join a Microsoft ME computer to my SBS 2003 domain?

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I have one computer that I must continue to use running Windows ME. Now in order to use the tractor fed printers connected to this computer on the rest of my network I need to join it to the SBS 2003 domain and share the printers. Is this possible?
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Link to MS Article "How to enable Windows 98/ME/NT clients to logon to Windows 2003 based Domains"

Windows 98/ME
 
1. Install Internet Explorer 6 with Service Pack 1 or higher.

2. Install DSCLIENT utility from Windows 2000 Server installation disk or from
 
     http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;288358
 
Note: Please review the knowlagebase: "Directory Services Client Update for Windows 98" 323455:
 
     http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;323455
   
3. Enable NTLM 2 Authentication (please see "More Information" section for details).
 
4. Enable SMB Signing (please see "More Information" section for details).

5. Configure the workstation to use local WINS server.
 
6. Consider installing the hotfixes that descrive in:
 
    Service Packs and Hotfixes That Are Available to Resolve Account Lockout Issues

   http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;817701
 
7. Configure the local DNS domain as DNS under TCP/IP properties
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