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HOw to join wind 7 to 2003 AD domain without DNS server

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there has to be a DNS server for the domain zone. So, if your Active Directory is working, you have a DNS server for the domain zone.

Here's a microsoft technet article on Active Directory and DNS and how the two are intergrated and work together.

Now, here's your hint of how to get Windows 7 to join a domain. Note: this information is available on Microsoft's technet in a KB article if you care to simply look.

"Windows 7 needs the DNS suffix as a "helper" .