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My office domain is NT4, but I have a windows 7 laptop. I've been told that I won't be able to log on. Does anyone know a work around for this?

They're planning to upgrade to Windows 2003, but that could be a little while.

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Windows 7 cannot joint an NT4 domain.

The only solution would be to join the domain from within XP Mode.

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So, you can go into XP mode and connect to the domain from there? – Shane Nov 19 '09 at 21:31

Windows 7 is looking for an Active Directory domain, which NT4 does not have. It is not supported and I don't see any sort of patch available. The lowest possibility is a Windows 2000 Active Directory domain. I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but it looks like you'll have to wait around for Win2K3.

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Microsoft made it virtually impossible to join a Windows 7 machine to a NT 4.0 Domain. So your best bet it is either to boot in Win Xp mode or wait on the Server 2003.....Sorry.

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