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now that I have RIS set up it says invalid computer name

Posted on 2009-04-09
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I faught with DHCP and won finally, next I fought with permissions on the drive and space and I won that fight,
now one last fight that is when i go to install RIS on a client and I go throught the first screen where it asks for password and username and domain and then the second screen to make sure that you know that it will erase all data then it says invalid computer name and says restart computer.
How do I fix it
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Check documentation on RIS, DHCP has to be set wit OPTIONS:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/259670 
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that was not even close to the solution
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See this, I think this might be the solution to your problem:
http://www.winxptalk.com/ftopic68822.html 
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