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SBS2K8 Operating System Requirments

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When I go to http://connect to add a computer to the domain i get all the way to where it says Add user once i hit that i get this error. Any ideas how to fix would be appreciated.
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HIt the more information link.  does it get specific as to what is the reason it is not passing?
Here are the requirements per Microsoft:

https://www.microsoft.com/sbs/en/us/system-requirements.aspx

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No it doesn't it just takes me to Microsoft support site.
Ok.  Does this computer fit the requirements of the link I provided, i.e. RAM Disk space, etc..?

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Yes,  It a Lenova Laptop running Windows 7 Pro 64bit and 8 gigs of ram and 250HDD.

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This machine was on the domain once before, but the HDD in it crashed so we had to reformat it.
Has the old computer account in the domain been deleted?
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Did you delete/reset the computer account for the computer on the server?

Did you click the "More Information" link like bill lynch requested in his first comment?

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Yes to all, the more info link goes to Microsoft support.
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Any specific page in microsoft support...?

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http://www.microsoft.com/sbs/en/us/support-options.aspx
This is the link it gives for the more info
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A little googling yields this:
http://blogs.technet.com/b/sbs/archive/2009/02/06/using-windows-7-beta-with-sbs-2008.aspx
Which also applies to the RTM version of Win7

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Ok ill try it and let you know.

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It didnt help this im trying to add this computer to a SBS2008
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Did you install the update rollup 3?  ON SBS?

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I did the rollup to 4 but needs to reboot i cant take the server offline right now.
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