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I have a Server 2008 computer, with a domain running, I am trying to run my domain on my WIN7 computer too.

I have entered the nslookup in RUN, and then typed in my domain name on my WIN7 Ultimate computer, but it came back as an Non-authoritive Answer

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closed as not a real question by Evan Anderson, Michael Hampton, MDMarra, Stefan Lasiewski, joeqwerty Nov 15 '12 at 18:21

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What are you trying to ask? –  Evan Anderson Nov 15 '12 at 17:58
    
I am trying to ask for help on my problem please. Sorry forgot to mention it. –  Andre Nov 15 '12 at 18:00
    
Whats your problem? –  ErnieTheGeek Nov 15 '12 at 18:03
    
My windows 7 computer doesn't want to add the existing domain, and it keeps on saying "An Active Domain Directory Controller for the domain could not be contacted. How can I connect to the domain? –  Andre Nov 15 '12 at 18:05
    
"run my domain on my WIN7" makes no sense are you trying to join your wind7 to your domain, or do you simply mean a dns "domain" and its not working as a resolver? –  tony roth Nov 15 '12 at 18:08

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Configure the DNS client settings on the Windows 7 computer to use the DNS server that is supporting your AD domain (presumably it's the same server that is the DC for the domain).

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How do i do that? –  Andre Nov 15 '12 at 18:11
    
Wow. OK. In the TCP/IP properties of the NIC on the Windows 7 computer configure the DNS server setting with the ip address of the DNS server that is supporting your AD domain, which is presumably the same server that is the DC for the domain. –  joeqwerty Nov 15 '12 at 18:17
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@Andre This is a site for professional systems administrators. If you're truly a professional, your company needs to send you to some basic training. If you're not a professional, you're asking on the wrong site. –  MDMarra Nov 15 '12 at 18:20
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@MDMarra I am sorry, I allowed ask questions, aren't I? And NO WHERE it says that this site is for professionals. I am just trying to find out stuff. my Company lost its Networking manager and I was immediately put in this job, to assist basic networking problems till the company can hire a new manager. So im SORRY for asking a couple of questions to help me do my JOB! –  Andre Nov 15 '12 at 18:27
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"And NO WHERE it says that this site is for professionals." - Actually, the very first line of the faq explicitly says Server Fault is for Information Technology Professionals needing expert answers related to managing computer systems in a professional capacity. When you create an account, you are prompted to read the faq before asking or answering, and this is the reason. This site specifically targets professionals with questions about professional environments, specifically so that we can attract experts in the field. –  MDMarra Nov 15 '12 at 18:33

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