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On that replacement Exec Laptop scenario with DJOIN

The Volume Licensing website allows Win8 Enterprise to be downloaded to the new laptop, which should go some way to fixing the Enterprise Edition client requirement. It’s not quite slap-black-amex-down-and-join-domain, but then again that’s generally what you’d want! If you just attended our AUTeched session, thanks for coming along! Except Chad. Update: Couple of questions… Read more

DJOIN with a client TXT file failing with error 0x57 – Incorrect function or parameter is incorrect.

Incorrect function or parameter is incorrect. Long story short: DJOIN.EXE is finicky about its text formats. Don’t re-save a domain join blob text file with Notepad – if you can download the file as a file, you’ll be happier. (Experimenting with Save formats in Notepad is left as an exercise for the reader) Long again:… Read more