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Old 06-17-2005, 10:51 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I just installed windows and during the install i was trying to join a domain. It told me that the domain could not be contacted and if i wanted to try to join it later. I clicked yes and now that windows is done installing, i went to join the domain. I go to control panel, system, computer name, then click the change button. when i type in the domain name i get an error saying it cant contact it. I went into the properties of the nic and set everything to be static as far as the ip, gateway and dns. It still did not work. So i put in a different nic and did all the steps again and still nothing. Then i changed the cable and still nothing. Any ideas how to fix this?
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Old 06-17-2005, 10:54 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Are you sure that its your NIC and not the domain controller thats having a problem?
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When i try to ping the gateway i get no response.
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windows decided to install the wrong drivers i downloaded new drivers from the companies website and now all is fine thanks for the help
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