Can you help me get the W2K machine to join the workgroup?


I have 3 machines, 2 XP and 1 W2K Pro. Before rebuilding the W2K machine following a virus attach all networked just fine on my wireless LAN. Now I can't get the W2K machine to join the workgroup. Unfortunately the printer is attached to the W2K machine. I've tried to check local policies and TCP/IP settings but I can't see a problem. I've noticed that Kerberos is in use on some of the policies, but don't know if that's a problem. Can you help me get the W2K machine to join the workgroup?


This question was answered on March 12, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Do the following:

Right click the my computer icon on your desktop

Scroll and click on properties

Once in the properties window, click on the network identification tab

When there you gonna see a option to configure your computer to join a workgroup or domain.

Input the name of your workgroup and create a computer name

click ok and then restart your computer and your configurations should be applied

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Posted by Felix of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on March 12, 2003