@Dashrender said in Need to Join Windows XP Clients to a 2016 Domain: @scottalanmiller said in Need to Join Windows XP Clients to a 2016 Domain: @Dashrender said in Need to Join Windows XP Clients to a 2016 Domain: @scottalanmiller said in Need to Join Windows XP Clients to a 2016 Domain: @Dashrender said in Need to Join Windows XP Clients to a 2016 Domain: Does the XP machine need to be part of the domain? What about working around that issue? We removed the domain completely. So now you're what - trying to use a 2019 SMB file share or something? What does file share have to do with AD? Completely disconnected concepts. True - I was making my own leap - So - where does this stand now then?? We removed AD. It turned out that it had been installed without evaluation and was serving no real purpose, but was posing a significant risk.