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How do I disconnect or reconnect my computer from and to the server?

Updated: March 30, 2011

To disconnect a computer from the server, you must complete the following steps:

  1. Uninstall the Connector software from the computer using the Control Panel. For step-by-step instructions, see How do I uninstall the Connector Software?

  2. Unjoin the computer from the Windows SBS 2011 Essentials domain and join it to the workgroup. For step-by-step instructions for joining Windows 7 to a workgroup, see Join or create a workgroup. For step-by-step instructions to join Windows Vista to a workgroup, see Join or create a workgroup.

  3. Remove the computer from the server using the Dashboard. For step-by-step instructions, see How do I uninstall the Connector Software?.

To reconnect a computer to the server that was previously disconnected from your Windows SBS 2011 Essentials server network, you must complete the following steps:

  1. Uninstall any existing Connector software using the Control Panel. For step-by-step instructions, see How do I uninstall the Connector Software?

  2. Ensure that the computer is removed from the Windows SBS 2011 Essentials domain and a joint to a workgroup. For step-by-step instructions for joining Windows 7 to a workgroup, see Join or create a workgroup. For step-by-step instructions to join Windows Vista to a workgroup, see Join or create a workgroup

  3. Connect the computer to the server using the Connect Computer Wizard. For step-by-step instructions, see How do I connect computers to the server?.

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