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    Winodws 8 Pro With Media Center


    do i need a sever vrsion of windows to have domain?

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    Win7 Ult on DIY; Win8 Pro on MBP/Parallels; Win7 Ult on MBP/Boot Camp; Win7 Ult/Win8 Pro on HP
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    Yes to the original poster.

    You need a server version of Windows to create an active directory domain to join. Then you need at least 8 pro or enterprise to join that domain.
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    Winodws 8 Pro With Media Center

    so i can not host a domian on in normal windows 8 pro with mc
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  5. #5

    Correct, you cannot create a domain using Windows 8, or 7 or Vista or XP, or 2000 Workstation. These are the desktop clients. You have to use the server based products to create a domain.
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