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April 3, 2009  6:29 PM

Unable to join domain “The network location cannot be reached”



Posted by: Jason Tramer
DNS, NetBIOS, TCP/IP, The network location cannot be reached, Unable to join domain, WINS

I got this error when joining a windows XP to the domain. I ensured that DNS resolution was working fine.  After some testing I determined that the issue was NetBIOS resolution. An Ipconfig /all showed that there was no WINS server address (even though DHCP should be giving one out) and NetBIOS...

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