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Windows 7 ultimate compatible with 2003 std. domain ?

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Hi, I am forced to buy win7 ultimate systems. I have a windows 2003 std. domain. I want to make sure that it will be compatible with my existing 2003 std. domain.

Thank you in advance for your help.
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I've added Windows 7 machines to 2003 domains heaps of times, no problem.
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You should not have any problems with Windows 7 machines on a 2003 domain. You may have to test your log in scripts (map drives) and tweak group policy settings but things should work fine.
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I have recently have deployed several new and upgraded Windows 7 machines on a 2003 (Mixed Mode!) domain.  No problems at all.
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I can also confirm that we're using a lot of Windows 7 Enterprise PC's with our Windows Server 2003 Native Domain.
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Thank you so much for a quick response. I am assuming that Win7 ultimate is good for domain based system ?
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It just has more features enabled - our IT Admins are running Ultimate just fine.
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Great. Thank you guys. I really appreciate your help.
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by:mattkiran
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Great response and correct answer.

Thank you
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