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Rotating external disks while keeping the same drive letter in Windows 2003

On a Windows 2003 R2 server, two external USB disks are being used for backup purposes, one at time. The units are identical (same manufacturer and model) and retain the same volume name (although I ...
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fsutil does not give me any output

I have an exchange 2007 server (win2003) over a vmware cluster. I want see the blocksize of some disks. But looks that fsutil does not work properly because it does not give me any output. ...
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WS2003 network drive gets deactivated after restart

windows server 2003 OS runs sql backups regularly and periodically i have to restart once in a while. when the restart takes place the network drive(H) becomes deactivated which i do not understand ...
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How to Mount remote disc as local in Windows 7 and Windows 2003?

Is it possible to mount remote file system (on Windows 2003 server) as local disk in Windows 7? I have Windows 2003 server with software RAID and some shares. On another computer with Windows 7 I have ...
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Missing drive space in Server 2003

I have two drives used for SQL backups which for the last week have been acting strange - the free space indicated by windows is far off from what windirstat, etc indicates. There should only be about ...
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Convert system dynamic disk w/o data-loss windows server 2003

Does anybody know how to convert dynamic system disk to basic in Windows server 2003 without data-loss and if possible without using third-party tools? Is that possible? I was thinking of making a ...
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Disk read error after converting basic disk to dynamic disk?

I have a bit of an odd setup. Basically, originally in the server was an older lone 160G harddrive. We've decided to upgrade it to a RAID-1 mirrored 2 disk setup against two new 500G harddrives. It'd ...
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Constant disk activity - how can I tell what files are being accessed nonstop?

On my Windows 2003 Server, the disk activity has been out of control recently - the disk queue is getting long, and I'm getting heat on the wait time for resources. I'm looking for a tool that will ...
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Need advice: Boot-from-SAN back to Direct-Attached Storage

For reasons beyond my control, we need to move a boot-from-san server back to direct-attached-storage. All of it's drives are on the SAN. I'm looking for any advice, recommendations and/or potential ...
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How do I stop bad block errors in the event viewer when the RAID software reports no errors?

Our Dell PowerEdge 2950 server has 4 SAS disks in a RAID 5 array on a Dell PERC 6/i SCSI card. We are running Windows 2003 SBS R2 - 32 bit. SP2. The device, \Device\Harddisk0, has a bad block. ...
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Windows 2003 Dynamic Disk error

I was trying to ghost a partition on a Windows 2003 server, using Ghost 2003. Unfortunately things went horribly wrong, and now I can't boot back into my system. As you can see, Ghost creates a wee ...
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Sybase ASE 12.5.2 High Disk Queue Length

I have a Sybase ASE 12.5.2 server running on Windows 2003 that is extremely slow for most select queries. The system is a 2 x Dual Core Xeon, 4GB memory and 200GB Raid5 (10k SAS Disks) for data on an ...