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When you try to add a Windows 2000 Professional-based computer or a Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition-based computer to a domain, you may not be able to do so, and you may receive the following error message:
The following error occurred when attempting to join domain name. The network path was not found.
This behavior can occur when the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) configuration is using the incorrect IP address for the Domain Name Service (DNS) or WINS server on your network, or when no name server IP addresses are specified.
To resolve this behavior, make sure that the IP addresses of the DNS and WINS servers on your network are specified correctly in your TCP/IP settings.
To verify that the relevant IP addresses are correct, follow these steps:
Article ID: 285182 - Last Review: March 1, 2007 - Revision: 4.3
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