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How To Join A Windows 10 Pc To A Local Active Directory Domain

In Windows 10 operating system, you will find advanced personalization and security options for the users. In addition, this operating system will also provide support for universal apps. Domains offer a single-user log-in facility from any networked system. With a domain, the users can easily access resources if they have permission to. In Windows 10 PC, joining to a domain is very easy. Here is how you can join a Windows 10 PC system to a domain.

Step 1
Right-Click ‘Windows’ icon

Firstly, ‘Right-Click’ the ‘Windows’ icon to view the significant settings options of your Windows 10 system.

Step 2
Click the ‘System’ option
n the Windows start option, you will find several significant setting options like settings, device manager, system, task manager, etc. Here, choose the ‘System’ settings.

Step 3
Click ‘Connect to work or school’

In the Settings window, you will find information about your Windows 10 system, version, build, etc. Here click the ‘Connect to work or school’ option.

Step 4
Enter the school or work email account if you have

If you have a work or a school account, ‘Enter email’ detail to join the Windows PC to the domain through the entered email address

Step 5
Click ‘Join device to a local Active Directory Domain’, if you don't have email id’

As shown in the below pic, click the ‘Join this device to a local Active Directory domain’ link to proceed the joining of the PC to the domain,

Step 6
Enter the ‘Domain name’

In the dialog box shown, type the ‘Domain name’ to join the Windows PC to the domain.

Step 7
Enter the ‘Domain account’ and click ‘OK’

In the Windows Security window, enter the domain account information and password. After entering the details, click the ‘OK’ button.

Step 8
Choose the ‘Administrator’ type

Click the ‘Administrator’ option for the user account type. Then select the ‘Next’ button.

Step 9
Click ‘Restart now’ button

As shown below, press the ‘Restart now’ button to restart your Windows 10 system. This will enable the joining of Windows 10 PC system to the domain.

‘You can now easily join the Windows 10 PC to a domain by following the above steps’
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