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Join Windows 8 to Classic Samba Domain

applies changes as known from Windows 7, and turns off SMB2. Don’t forget to revert DependOnService to old value before switching to Active Directory. Impacts Performance and maybe Security otherwise.

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanmanWorkstation]

"_DependOnService_win8orig"=hex(7):42,00,6f,00,77,00,73,00,65,00,72,00,00,00,4d,00,52,\
  00,78,00,53,00,6d,00,62,00,31,00,30,00,00,00,4d,00,52,00,78,00,53,00,6d,00,\
  62,00,32,00,30,00,00,00,4e,00,53,00,49,00,00,00,00,00
"DependOnService"=hex(7):42,00,6f,00,77,00,73,00,65,00,72,00,00,00,4d,00,52,00,\
  78,00,53,00,6d,00,62,00,31,00,30,00,00,00,4e,00,53,00,49,00,00,00,00,00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanmanWorkstation\Parameters]
"DomainCompatibilityMode"=dword:00000001
"DNSNameResolutionRequired"=dword:00000000