Join Windows 7 and Windows 8 to a Domain with Command Line

We all know how to join a pc to a domain, a few clicks here and there and a user and password. If you want to script joining your windows 7 or windows 8 PC to a domain then this can be done with the netdom command via command line. As follows.

 

NETDOM /Domain:techieshelp.com /user:administrator/password:allenspassword MEMBER allenscomputer /JOINDOMAIN
Where
Domain:ENTER YOUR DOMAIN
User:A USER THAT ACCESS TO THE PDC
Password:ENTER YOUR PASSWORD
Member:ENTER THE NAME OF YOUR PC

Allen White

Allen is a Consultant for ITPS in the North East of England and holds the following accreditations. MCSA, MCSE, MCTS, MCITP, CCA, CCSP, VCP 4,5 and HP ASE, AIS - Network Infrastructure.

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    Jxxc

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    hi allen, thank you for the guide for this, but i had a question here, say if i want to able to use this batch file at all computer, do i have to change the MEMBER (name of the pc) all the time to different computer? or i just leave it empty? =)

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    IT Juggler

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    You can use %computername% in place of MEMBER.

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