Can a Windows Server 2012 server join an all-Windows-Server-2003 level primary domain controller's domain as a domain controller?

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http://serverfault.com – I am unable to promote my newly installed Windows Server 2012 machine to a domain controller. Joining the domain as a server that is a member of the domain worked fine. But the AD DS Cfg Wiz freezes for about 100 seconds, it goes from page 1 of the wizard to page 2 (which shows site name combo box and two password entry edit boxes for DSRM password) then I get this error in Active Directory Domain Services Configuration wizard: Domain Controller Options A domain controller running Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, or Windows Server 2012 could not be located in this domai (HowTos)