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Placing a computer in the domain - Windows XP

Microsoft has ceased security support for the Windows XP operating system in May 2014. This means that Windows XP PCs will no longer be safe to use.

Please contact your 1A partner to obtain a more recent operating system or a new PC.
This manual is for older systems and/or software and is no longer maintained.

This manual is meant for users of the 1A-server. It explains how to add a computer to the domain of your 1A-server. By adding computer to the domain the computer will have full access to the server as much as your permissions allow. The computer will also become visible in the 1A-manager.


To complete this manual, you will need:

  • A computer connected to your 1A-server
  • Your username and password
  • The permissions of a domain administrator
  • The Microsoft Windows Network name of your 1A-server
  • The domain name of your 1A-server


Opening the property window of the computer
  • Right-click This Computer
  • Choose Properties
Opening the property window of the computer
Open window 'Change identification'
  • Go to the tab Computer name
  • Click Change
Open window 'Change identification'
Adding the computer to the domain
  • At 'Member of' select Domain:
  • Enter the name of your domain
  • Click OK
Adding the computer to the domain
Enter information
  • Enter your username and password
  • Click OK
Enter information
The computer will now be added to the domain of your 1A-server
  • If a confirmation window pops up, click OK