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Windows 7: Can't connect to Server 2003

14 Jul 2010   #1
jeffwessel

Windows 7
 
 
Can't connect to Server 2003

Hey everyone. Just got a Dell PC loaded with windows 7 64-bit here at work. We have a server downstairs that is running Windows Sever 2003 Enterprise Edition.

Don't know very much about connecting to the server, and everything I have tried so far has failed, so I figured I would start from the very beginning and do each step at a time. I am replacing an old Windows XP computer, so the user name to log onto is already programed into the server.

First step:

On the windows 7 pc, I go to network and sharing center. Then set up a new network or connection, then connect to a work place. Then "use my internet connection (VPN)". It then asks for "Internet Address" and "Destination name"

Do I put in the IP address of my server into "internet address"?
What do I put in for the Destination name?


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15 Jul 2010   #2
stpbby

Windows 7
 
 

Are you on a domain? Why are you using a VPN connection if you are onsite?
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10 Aug 2010   #3
edsmart

m7
 
 

...help!!! Have same problem with Dell pcs!! Just with desktops... ironically a Dell laptop it is connecting without problems... Did you find anything usefull Jeff?
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10 Aug 2010   #4
edsmart

m7
 
 

Have you tried this? On each Windows 7 station modify Local Security Policy/Network Security parameter/LAN Mgr. auth. level to Send LM & NTLM response and let me know.

Is not working for me, but what about you?
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10 Aug 2010   #5
Darician

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Are you trying to RDP into the server or trying to get this PC added to the AD hosted by this server or something else?
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