How do I … join a network domain using windows

To login to a work network

  1. Start > Computer > Right-click > Properties
  2. Change Settings > First tab is Computer Name > Bottom button is Change >
  3. Member of – select toggle button on Domain > Enter Name of Domain > Need to login to that domain > may need to restart

Once you have joined the domain you can use explorer address bar to type \\ <domain name> \ shared directory path

To login back in to home

  1. Start > Computer > Right-click > Properties
  2. Change Settings > First tab is Computer Name > Bottom button is Change >
  3. Member of – select Workgroup > normal name is “WORKGROUP”
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