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I have tried a few suggestion with no success. The error I receive is "An attempt to resolve the DNS name of a DC in the domain being joined has failed. Please verify this client is configured to reach a DNS server that can resolve DNS names in the target domain." Any help would be appreciated.

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can you do a nslookup fqdn? –  tony roth Aug 6 '10 at 20:46
    
open a command prompt do an ipconfig /all does it show valid dns servers? –  tony roth Aug 9 '10 at 14:19

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Are you sure that you are using one of the AD DNS integrated servers as the DNS server for the Win 7 machine? There shouldn't be any trickery in making this work.

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Make your that your domain's DNS servers are listed as the primary and secondary DNS settings for the Windows 7 machine. If you only have one DNS server then don't put anything for the secondary DNS.

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