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Windows 7: domain greyed out

13 Sep 2013   #1

Windows 7 Pro x64
domain greyed out

We have W7 Enterprise campus editions at our school. But unfortunately I have too lately realized that the join domain option (and also Network ID) is greyed out.

As far as I know, Enterprise edition is able to join domains.
I have already installed machines, so, now I don't know how to continue... And why is that.

Helps thanks in advance (except suggestions to reinstall a Pro version or something similar...)

Netlogon service not running. If I start it, after a while stops, saying 'the netlogon service on local computer started and then stopped etc.'

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13 Sep 2013   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 ; Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard

How were the operating systems deployed? Are there any local group policy settings enforced since these will override an Administrators ability to manage the machine?

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