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 SolvedWindows 2008 backup domain controller Forum SolvedWindows updates to domain computers thrugh DC 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 SolvedWindows logon domain/server Forum SolvedWindows server 2008 domain question Forum Best way to control access to a list of URLs on a Windows Domain Forum SolvedWindows 7 wont join domain Forum More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !