how to join a computer to windows server domain

February 14, 2009 | By voidzzz | Filed in: How-To, Windows, Windows 2003, Windows 2008.

Here’s what you need to do to join computers to windows server family (Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008).

  1. Go to System Properties by doing one of the following :
    • Right click My Computer > Properties
    • or

    • On your keyboard, press Windows logo button together with Pause button
  2. Click on Computer Name Tab
  3. Click on Change Button
  4. If you like, you can change your computer name here, if you don’t, continue to next step
  5. Click on Domain radio button, type in your domain name and click OK
  6. When ask for username and password, enter user that has right to join computer to domain (Administrator should have this right by default) and press OK
  7. Wait a few second until you got the message “Welcome to bla bla bla”
  8. Restart your computer

You’re Done …


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