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How do i join my laptop to a domain via the wireless connection

So, clearly I am new at this -- so here goes:

I installed windows server 2008 r2 and added roles for DNS, AD, and i think domain controller...

I have a machine, networked via ethernet, that i have successfully connected to the new domain i created.

I am however having trouble getting my laptop connected [which is using a wireless connection].
Same for wife's macbookpro.

I have added the name of my laptop to the Computers Group in AD.
I have changed the Wireless Router to stop using DHCP.
I have changed the laptop's NIC to point to the server 2008 IPAddress for DNS.

Again, I am new at this -- so I guess my question is:

What additional steps do i need to complete before a laptop, connected to the network via a wireless router, can join the domain i created?

oh, i think the message that appears when i try to connect was something like:
"No logon servers exist" or maybe "No client server/workstation relationship"

Thanks for any help that can be provided and please ask for additional details for clarification.
Jason
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The exact message I get is this:

The security database on the server does not have a computer account for this workstation trust relationship.
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Thank you. I was happy to help and good luck going forward. ... Thinkpads_User