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Placing a computer in the domain - Windows XP

Microsoft has ceased security support for Windows XP on 8 April 2014. This means that PCs running Windows XP 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This manual is for older systems and/or software and is no longer maintained.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