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Windows 7: Problem with my Notebook being shared on my Network

07 Mar 2011   #1

windows 7 32 professional
 
 
Problem with my Notebook being shared on my Network

My local area network is set up as a domain.

My Sony Vaio is set up as a wired device, not wireless.

Running Windows 7 32 bit Professional

In the local Area Network Connections Dialog Box , in the sharing Tab..I get a message that says "Internet Connection Sharing has been Disabled by the Network Administrator"...

I am the administrator...so how do I share this system (my Vaio Notebook) on my local domain network...Using Windows 7 Professional


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16 Mar 2011   #2

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

Hi, jweineril. Can you elaborate on "My local area network is set up as a domain"? Do you have a Server 2003 or Server 2008 Domain Controller running? Are you using your laptop that was given to you by your company? When you said this, do you really mean that you simply chose "this computer is a member of xxxx domain"???? as opposed to a workgroup or a homegroup?

Thanks!
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17 Mar 2011   #3

 
 

Netbooks can't be added to a domain, unfortunately. They can use simple file sharing, but they cannot be members of a domain.
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17 Mar 2011   #4

W7 Professional x64
 
 

What level of priveledges do you have within the domain, and what do you know about it's configuration? I would guess that the Administrator (if it isn't you) has locked down users ability to do ICS just to cut out the risk that unwanted parties will gain access to your network.


p.s: Norwood, It's windows starter and windows home that cannot be joined to domains. Not netbooks. A netbook running Professional or Ultimate can be added to a domain.
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