Windows 2000 is a family of Microsoft operating systems comprising four editions, Windows 2000 Professional, Server, Advanced Server and Datacenter Server. It was the successor to NT 4.0 and offered a very long list of new features and improvements. Windows 2000 went RTM on December 15, 1999 and ...

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Setting up a virtual ftp directory that points to another computer

I have II5 sitting on an old Windows 2000 Professional box. It has an FTP site there that allows me to access files. It works great, no problem at all. However, now I need to setup a virtual ...
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Windows 7 shared printer hangs from Windows 2000

I have a Windows 7 x86 system and a printer that is shared publicly in my workgroup. When I try to print to that printer from a Windows 2000 Pro sp4 box, the print job gets into the printers queue, ...
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Where to obtain the WinHttp 5.1 redistributable?

i'm trying to find the redistributable for Microsoft WinHttp 5.1. Some older Windows 2000 machines in the enterprise do not have it. Microsoft's website says: Redistribution WinHTTP 5.1 is ...
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Upgrade / Migration - Windows 2000 Pro -> Windows XP

This is an odd one, but please bear with me. I need to upgrade a system from Windows 2000 SP-3 to Windows XP. It's not just an OS upgrade though - it's also a Hardware upgrade - New box, Sata RAID, ...
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Win XP Pro install CD says it can't upgrade from Win 2K Pro

Everything I've read and heard tells me that I should be able to perform an upgrade from Windows 2000 Pro to Windows XP Pro instead of a clean install. One blogger went as far as to say that there ...