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  • Join Window 7 workstation to ClearOS7 domain

    This is a new server with all updates applied.

    And the workstation is a recent build and registered with MS. All updates applied.

    The server is homebase.home.htt (

    The client is on the same subnet ( and can ping homebase.

    \\homebase.home.htt on the start programs box opens up explore showing all my shares and I have no trouble opening up public shares.

    I have made the registry hack via regedit. I go to Windows Explore> Computer > System Properties > Computer Name, domain, workgroup settings and select Network ID and follow the wizard.

    I have tried both HOMEBASE and HOMEBASE.HOME.HTT for the Computer Domain. The error I get is that teh AD DC cannot be contacted.

    What do I do to get the computer to join the server?