Joining Windows 7 to SBS 2008

When trying to connect a Windows 7 machine to a fully updated Microsoft Small Business Server 2008 you might get the error message “This computer does not meet the maximum operating system requirements for running client setup”. This is because you need to install Rollup 3 for Windows Small Business Server 2008. It should install off Windows Updates for but some reason sometimes needs to be done manually. To do this manually follow the steps
  • http://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/
  • Install the Active X Control
  • Search for “rollup 3”
  • Find “Update Rollup 3 for Windows Small Business Server 2008 (KB969121)”
  • Add To Basket and Download to Server
  • Extraxt, Install and Restart
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