Windows Domain Setup Tags: Windows Server Domain Networking Last response: March 31, 2010 7:58 PM in Networking Share scott-bevan March 30, 2010 10:21:30 PM Hi there i have set up a server running windows server 2003 5 computers connected to it via ethernet there jus normal basic pc's at the moment what do i do to get them on the network? More about : windows domain setup GhislainG March 31, 2010 1:16:52 AM Install and configure Active Directory and then join the domain from each system. Documentation is available at Microsoft. sturm March 31, 2010 7:38:12 PM One note that you will need windows xp professional, Vista Business or windows 7 business to connect to a domain. The home versions can't connect to domains. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer kaa0653 March 31, 2010 7:58:26 PM Do you want a domain or do you just want them on to be networked? What is the purpose of your server? For Windows Vista you need business, enterprise or ultimate. Windows 7 needs professional, enterprise or ultimate. Almost too many versions to keep track of now. Nice charts here though. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_Vista_editions http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_7_editions Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Setup mac on windows domain Forum How to setup a Windows 2003 server domain at home Forum How do I setup an network with a domain in Windows XP Pro Forum SolvedHow to setup home domain? Forum How to setup a domain? Forum SolvedDNS setup on small domain Forum SolvedProblems connecting fresh Windows 7 installation to existing domain Forum SolvedHow to add windows 7 Professional computer on a domain windows server 2003 r2. Forum SolvedWhat is the cheapest edition of Windows that can act as a Domain Controller? Forum Solvedhow to change from workgroup to domain windows 7 Forum Cant log in my windows 7 Laptop after removing it from domain to workgroup. (I'm admin of domain) Forum SolvedWindows 2008 backup domain controller Forum SolvedWindows updates to domain computers thrugh DC Forum Solvedpc not joining domain on window 7 Forum Solvedhow do i create a domain server on a normal window 7? Forum SolvedHow to find user account password in windows 7 in domain Forum Windows 7 Slow connecting to Domain on startup. Forum Windows 7 Won't Join Domain Forum Server 2008 domain setup behind router Forum Setup a 5 user server 2003 domain behind a linksys wrt54g router Forum More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !