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Membership in Account Operators, Domain Admins, or Enterprise Admins, or equivalent, is the minimum required to complete this procedure. Review details about using the appropriate accounts and group memberships at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=83477.
|To create a new computer account using Active Directory Administrative Center|
To open Active Directory Administrative Center, click Start, click Administrative Tools, and then click Active Directory Administrative Center.
Another way to open Active Directory Administrative Center is to click Start, click Run, and then type dsac.exe.
In the navigation pane, right-click the node in which you want to add a new computer account, click New, and then click Computer.
In Create Computer, in the Computer section:
- In Name, type the name of the new
By default, the name that you type is also entered as the Computer (NetBIOS) name of the new computer account.
- To protect the computer account from
accidental deletion, select the Protect from accidental
deletion check box.
- If the computer using the account that you
are creating is a pre–Windows 2000 computer, select the
Assign this computer account as a Pre-Windows 2000 computer
- In Name, type the name of the new computer account.
In Create Computer, modify the appropriate values in the Managed By and Member Of sections, and then click OK.
- You can also perform the task in this
procedure by using the Active Directory module for Windows
PowerShell. To open the Active Directory module, click
Start, click Administrative Tools, and then click
Active Directory Module for Windows PowerShell. For more
information, see Create a New Computer Account (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=141741).
For more information about Windows PowerShell, see Windows PowerShell (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=102372).