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Windows 7: Hotfix for joining a Windows beta computer to a domain

20 Jan 2009   #1
Slimy

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Hotfix for joining a Windows beta computer to a domain

If you've been having trouble joining domains when using Windows 7 beta or Windows Server 2008 R2 beta, this update is for you. Microsoft has detailed (KB article 961402) a problem with both beta operating systems trying to join domain names by using the System Properties user interface, the Netdom.exe command, an unattended setup, the Djoin.exe command, or when trying to use the Active Directory Installation Wizard (Dcpromo.exe) to install Active Directory Domain Services on a member server. In any of these cases, you may get the following error message:
The attempt to join this computer to the .com domain failed. The parameter is incorrect.
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20 Jan 2009   #2
johngalt

 

Nice - I upgraded the laptop that is on the domain, and it has no issues thus far....

But I'll try taking it off the domain and adding it back and see what happens

Good find.
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