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Why doesn't my server doesn't recognise more than 4GB RAM even with Physical Address Extensions?

Why doesn't my server doesn't recognise more than 4GB RAM even with Physical Address Extensions under Windows Server 2003 SP2? I thought PAE should enable the server to use more RAM than 4GB but ...
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x64 print driver keeps asking for x64 windows disk

I'm trying to install x64 printer drivers on a Windows 2003 R2 Standard x86 print server. I downloaded the amd64 folder locally to the server. When I try to install the x64 bit print driver it asks ...
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ASP.NET performance decrease between 32bit/64bit server

We are currently in the process of upgrading our 32bit production server to a more powerful 64bit server whilst upgrading to ASP.NET 4. However, upon doing some light load testing we seem to be having ...
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1answer
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VMware Server 2: I Installed Win Server 2003 64Bit, but can´t install 64Bit-Software in Guest-System

i have a question concerning VMware Server 2. I have an x86_64 architecture hostsystem. I prepared my BIOS (vi enabled) to be able to install WIN Server 2003 64Bit-System (Guest). The installation ...
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Connecting to 32bit Oracle server, using 32bit Oracle client on Win2003 x64

Ok so I have a proprietary com+ based integration environment running, and trying to make it work on a 64 bit system. It consists of mostly older (32-bit) vb6 and c++ components. On to the point, my ...
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Cannot install SMTP Service - Insert disk labeled “Service Pack 2 CD-ROM”

We are running Windows Server 2003 R2 x64. I am trying to install the smtp service. I tried the solution posted here, but When I pulled the files over, only the first missing dll was found. Others, ...
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IIS web site stops responding to requests on Port 80

When performing a security scan against an IIS 6 server, the web site stops responding to requests from outside the firewall and from machines on the LAN about 35 minutes into the scan. However, ...
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1answer
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How can I fix this error trying to build php for a 64 bit Windows system?

I need to run php in a website on our Windows 2003 64 bit server and while php offer 32 bit binaries for Windows, they aren't offering 64 bit ones at the moment. I can't switch IIS 6 to run 32 bit ...
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1answer
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MSDE - Connection working in osql, but not DSN

This is on a VPS 64bit machine. I've installed MSDE fine. I've created a user. I can connect via OSQL osql -Uwwwcubeuser -Psecret I can run a select * from module Problem: I can't connect via a ...
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SqlServer 2000 enterprise (32bit) running on WinServer 2003 enterprise (64-bit). How to see more memory?

have a server running windows 2003 enterprise edition 64-bit and this server has 18GB of Ram. I am running Sql Server 2000 enterprise edition (32-bit) on it. Sql server is only using 4GB of RAM. I ...
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Justifying a memory upgrade, take 2

Previously I asked a question on what metrics I should measure (e.g. before and after) to justify a memory upgrade. Perfmon was suggested. I'd like to know which specific perfmon counters I should ...
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What software can I use to pinpoint why Windows Server 2003 takes 15 seconds for any operation?

Ram is about 1/2 in use, four CPUs are all but idle. I tried "Microsoft Server Performance Advisor" with no luck. No entries in the Event Log for hardware failures, etc. And yet I can click on the ...
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Justifying a memory upgrade

My employer has over a thousand servers (running SQL Server 2005 x64 and a couple of other apps) all across the country. And in my opinion they are all massively underpowered for what they need to ...
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shutdown.exe on Win Server2k3 64-bit cannot be found

Server 2003 SP2 64-bit Verified my path settings are correct, as I can run other executables within the "system32" folder without issue. If I cd to "c:\windows\system32\" folder, and try to run ...
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1answer
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.net Framework won't install on Server 2003 SP2 x64

When I install the .net Framework 3.5 SP1 on my rental VPS, I get the message that setup has failed. It's a Server 2003 VPS w/ SP2 installed (64-bit). The .net Framework v 2.0 installed correctly. ...
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SQL Server Maximum RAM

I have a server running Windows 2003 Enterprise (x86) and SQL Server 2005 Enterprise SP. The sqlserver process currently consumes aorund 1.6GB of memory although there is around 12GB in the sever ...
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ODBC Drivers Missing on Windows Sever 2003 64 bit OS

I am working on a Windows Server 2003 x64 bit OS. Under ODBC connections, I am seeing only "SQL Server" and "SQL native Client". I wanted to make a datasource for xls. I have already performed the ...
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Can I install Exchange 2007 in an environment w/ 32-bit Domain Controller computers?

I've got 2 64-bit servers for the Mail Box and Client Access, but my domain controller is 32-bit. Can I install Exchange 2007?
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1answer
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click Control Panel>AdministrativeTools>Services but receiving Event Viewer

I have a W2k3 server (x64 sp2) with which is currently has all updates. This server runs as a VM. When I attempt to open the Services MMC by clicking: Control Panel>AdministrativeTools>Services I ...
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Black screen when connecting via RDP to a Win 2003 server

Recently (eg. in the last week or two), when I RDP to one of our servers running Windows Serve 2003 64bit, the login screen is black. If you can guess what it is prompting, then you can still login, ...
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Need to run an IIS website in 32bit mode on a 64bit Windows Server

I have an IIS6 server setup running Windows Server 2003 x64, R2, SP2. Everything is working great I can host websites in IIS, and it works exactly how I want. The catch, I've got an ASP.NET WebApp ...
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Is it allowed to use a windows 2003 x64 standard server with a 32 Bit license? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? i have got a vaild License for windows 2003 standard server 32Bit. We are changing our server (Completely new ...
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How much RAM does a server actually need?

I have a quite a few servers deployed around the world. They are running Windows 2003 x64 with SQL Server 2005 x64 with 6 GB of RAM. The boxes do not have the best (or even an acceptable) ...
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1answer
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Excessive Paging in Window Server 2003 64 bit

All, Thanks in advance for your help. I need to understand how to get a handle on what I consider is excessive paging on one of my servers. The server is a 16 processor 64-bit Windows Server 2003 - ...
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Windows 2003 x64 Server as Workstation

I need to buy a box to be used as a development workstation and install windows 2003 x64 server on it. I will be using VS2008, SQL and similar tools on it. I bought a box from HP (HP Compaq dc7900) ...
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Server.CreateObject Fails when calling .Net object from ASP on 64-bit windows in IIS 32-bit mode

I have a server running Windows 2003 64-bit, that runs IIS in 32-bit mode. I have a COM object that was registered using the following command: ...
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Why is hotfix KB973869 on x64 versions of 2003/XP not working?

I've applied the new KB973869 hotfix multiple times on my x64 2003 and XP systems and Windows Update keeps saying it needs to be re-applied. What's going on?
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Very Slow Virtual Disk I/O, LSI_SCSI Warning on P2V W2K3 64-Bit VMWare Guest

I did a P2V conversion of a production server (W2K3R2 64-bit) a while back using the VMWare conversion tool. I then installed the free VMWare Server 2.0 product on a Windows server, and am able to ...
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Memory problems - Server 2003 64 addresses 3.2gb only. Intel 945G

We've got a development/test server running Windows server 2003 64bit, standard edition with SP2. (it also has dual boot to the 32bit edition) How can I diagnose problems with memory? I'm worried ...
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PHP Configuration file won’t load IIS7 x64

using Fast CGI I can't get it to read the php.ini file. See my phpinfo below. System Windows NT WIN-PAFTBLXQWYW 6.0 build 6001 Build Date Mar 5 2009 19:43:24 Configure Command cscript /nologo ...