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win 8 laptop cannot join domain

i have a laptop with win8 Pro .. i cant get it on m,y domain. i put my dns server ip and it asks for my password and then craps out. with error :   the network location cannot be reached.
i don't get it. HELP
Windows 8

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8/22/2022 - Mon
Nick Rhode

So your username is domain\username?
Emmanuel Adebayo

Hi,

Can you temporarily disable the firewall?
Ensure that your reverse dns is working.

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adez12

On the Windows 8 laptop, enable NetBIOS over TCP/IP in Advanced TCP/IP Settings.  See attachment.  Then try to bind to the domain again.

Advanced TCP/IP Settings
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William Peck
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Is Network Discovery enabled?
adez12

Here's another screenshot of how to get to Advanced TCP/IP Settings.

how to get to Advanced TCP/IP Settings
Mohammed Khawaja

Do you have administrative rights with the logged on credentials?
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adez12

Connecting Windows 8 computer to internal network

This person is also suggesting the same solution as me.
Phiwi Moyo

Can you leave it on DHCP and see if it gets and IP address. Are you using wireless network?
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JerseyGiant

i tried everyone's suggestions and still i receive the error message
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Nick Rhode

What is the Server OS?

Otherwise try setting up your PC with a static address and try again?
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JerseyGiant

i will try.. dhcp has given the machine a ip address and seems to know where the DNS server is.. but i will try static.
this is just bizarre. windows 8 pro.. idk if i like it so much
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JerseyGiant

static ip did not work
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Nick Rhode

What is the Server OS?
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JerseyGiant

win 2008
Nick Rhode

Can you disabled IPv6 and try?
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JerseyGiant

sure..let me try
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JerseyGiant

I see I did have it disabled
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so called gurus.. didnt find a sulution
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