Windows 7 w/ no Admin Account need to join domain

Posted on 2011-10-21
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I have a Windows 7 Pro PC that has no admin accounts (main admin disabled) and I cannot get it to join a Windows 2003 domain.

I get the message below under Computer Name:-
Note: Only Administrators can change the identification of this computer.

Question by:cgladmin
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    Accepted Solution

    As you've noticed, you need administrative accounts. For this case a domain admin account is needed to create the computer account in the domain and join.
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    Assisted Solution

    by:Marco Gasi

    Assisted Solution

    Rebooted to Safe Mode, Logged in as Admin, set User account with admin rights.

    Thanks anyway!

    Author Closing Comment

    Safe Mode - Give admin rights worked

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