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win7 pro to joint a domain on server 2003

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i have a laptop with a fresh win 7 pro installation.When i try tojoint a domain on a ms server 2003 i received the error:

PLEASE VERIFY THIS CLIENT IS CONFIGURED TO REACH A DNS SERVER IN WIN 7 PRO
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Question by:catmr
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by:kaskhedikar_tushar
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Hello,

Please check the TCP/IP settings.

Have you set the proper DNS in TCP/IP client on windows 7 computer.

This may help you.

http://us.generation-nt.com/answer/windows-7-register-windows-server-2003-domain-server-problem-help-163702251.html

http://www.computing.net/answers/windows-2003/cant-join-domain/8656.html

Regards,
Tushar Kaskhedikar
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by:catmr
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I have the DNS setup automatic for win 7 pc
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Olaf De Ceuster earned 500 total points
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Make sure only one  hardwired Network adapter is active (disable ALL other ones)  before running the wizard.
Also add the server DNS IP address for primary in TCP/ IP settings.
For testing reasons: In elevated prompt: Do you get a response when you nslookup "your server's IP address"?
Hope that helps,
Olaf
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by:kaskhedikar_tushar
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Please assign a static IP address to windows 7 computer & then check.

Regards,
Tushar Kaskhedikar
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by:catmr
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Just to let you know. All win xp pro ps's connect ok
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