Windows &, Advanced Folder Sharing problem

Windows 7 is on a Windows Domain. This computer has a folder that I want to share with a user on the domain. When I try to share the folder, and go to enter the user name in the "object name to select box, it cant fine the user because the name in the "from this location" is pointing to the local machine and I can't change it to the domain.  I tried domainname\username and still no luck. How do I change the " From this location" to the domain where the user account resides?

Thanks in advance.
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NVITEnd-user supportCommented:
Have you tried picking the Locations button then
- Browsing the Entire Directory, domain, choose the group or OU of the user. Pick OK.
- Back in the Enter Object Names field, enter the user name.
mapalaska2003Author Commented:
When I click it, all I see is the local computer.
NVITEnd-user supportCommented:
Run sysdm.cpl.
Pick the Computer Name tab.
Next to Full Computer Name, your domain should show. If not, Change to unjoin then rejoin the domain.

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Frans BrouwerSenior Systems AdministratorCommented:
is it windows 7 pro ?
mapalaska2003Author Commented:
Yes its Windows 7 Pro
Frans BrouwerSenior Systems AdministratorCommented:
have you checked de local group users and administrators - if the domain\users and administratirs are members of the local group? if not rejoin domain and check again
mapalaska2003Author Commented:
NVITEnd-user supportCommented:
You're welcome. Have a nice day...
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