How to Rename a PC and Join a Windows 10 Domain

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After we create a domain in the and do various as we plan, the next step is to connect the PC-Client with the Domain Server. For how to create a domain you can see in Windows Server 2019 Promotion as Domain Controller.

Before joining, the PC name should be changed with a unique name so that in the there is no PC with the same name. The same name will be a problem when we call the PC using its name (hostname).

Steps to rename a PC and Join Domain

  1. Open Advanced System properties. The first way, type in the search field “advanced system” and then click on the search results “View advanced system ”.
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  1. On the Computer Name tab click Change, a pop up window will appear and on “Computer name”, fill in the name of the PC you want, for example PC-Client. And on the “Member of” click Domain, then fill in the domain name you are going to, for example bardimin.local. After that click OK.
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  1. Next you will be asked to fill in your domain account. Note in user writing, the user is written after the domain name(NameDomainUsername). Fill in the according to your account . Then click OK.
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  1. There will be a welcome if you successfully join the domain. Click OK and restart your PC.
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