Using PowerShell to add a computer to Workgroup

You can use Add-Computer PowerShell cmdlet to add a computer to Workgroup. Using the same cmdlet, you can also add a computer to an Active Directory domain. 

To join local computer to workgroup, type below command in a Windows PowerShell session:

  • Add-Computer -WorkGroupName MyWorkGroup

Above command adds local computer to MyWorkGroup workgroup. 

About Nirmal Sharma

Nirmal is a MCSEx3, MCITP and was awarded Microsoft MVP award in Directory Services. He is specialized in Directory Services, Microsoft Clustering, Hyper-V, SQL and Exchange and has been involved in Microsoft Technologies since 1994. In his spare time, he offers technical help by writing tips and articles. Nirmal can be reached at [email protected]

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