1.    01 Sep 2016 #1
    Join Date : Sep 2016
    Posts : 2
    windows 10

    Problem adding windows 10 laptop to a network

    I am trying to connect my windows 10 notebook business network where I have a domain called clinlife but everytime I hit ok I get a message "An Active Directory Domain Controller( AD DC) for the domain Clinlife could not be contacted."

    What can I do to add this laptop to my network?

    thank you
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  2.    01 Sep 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2016
    Crewe Cheshire
    Posts : 1,617
    windows 10

    Welcome to the forum. When adding don't give the name use its IP NetBIOS isn't resolving the DC name
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  3.    01 Sep 2016 #3
    Join Date : Mar 2015
    Posts : 1,174
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Let's start with the basics. Is the laptop on the same network as the domain controller, and if so, are you able to ping the domain controller from the laptop?
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  4.    01 Sep 2016 #4
    Join Date : Sep 2016
    Posts : 2
    windows 10
    Thread Starter

    Thank you all.I was making a mistake.I didn't need to add my computer to a domained network to do what I wanted.
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