You cannot join a Windows Vista Home Premium-based computer to a domain

Symptoms

If a computer is running Windows Vista Home Premium, you cannot join the computer to a domain.

Cause

This behavior occurs because Windows Vista Home Premium does not support a scenario where you join a computer to a domain. Windows Vista Home Premium is designed as the foundation for a home entertainment system.

Status

This behavior is by design.
Properties

Article ID: 929543 - Last Review: Oct 21, 2008 - Revision: 1

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