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SBS 2003 boot stalls at acpitabl.dat

I have a SBS 2003 server running for 3 year without any problems, and few days ago it freezes during the boot. System is using two 500 Gb drives in RAID1 (Intel Matrix 7.5) After trying to load in ...
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built in “Offer Remote Assistance” not working because of permissions

I'm trying to enable permissions for a user on a Windows7 machine to use the built in feature called "Offer Remote Assistance" or "Windows Remote Assistance". This feature works fine if the user is ...
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Cannot connect to domain error: The format of specified network name is invalid

I cannot connect clients to sbs2003 domain because of this error: The format of specified network name is invalid. Before that there is a prompt for a login and password, so the server is found. I ...
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Mount Exchange 2003 Database in Exchange 2010 in SBS 2011?

So the scenario I am facing is where I had an old SBS 2003 server. I used Outlook to export emails to a PST, saved on a USB and then imported them back into the new SBS 2011 server (two different ...
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Disk quota problem in Windows Server SBS 2003

I have got a new job and the existing SBS 2003 domain setup is unsecure (i.e. everyone is a domain admin etc etc). There are lots of problem due to inexperienced "network admin", and I am trying to ...
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Migrating SBS 2003 to 2012 standard

My company is currently trying to migrate a Windows Small Business Server 2003 to Windows Server 2012. We know the general procedure, but we want to make sure we aren't going to mess anything up ...
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Exchange on SBS2003 not receiving mail, but sending via telnet works

Last week we had a problem on our SBS2003 server where our external connection dropped out and I was only able to restore it by running netsh winsock reset catalog and netsh int ip reset. Thinking ...
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Disabled then re-enabled user account in SBS 2003 cannot access mailbox

I have a user account in SBS2003 that was disabled when the user left the company. I now have a need to access the user's mailbox. I can enable the account in Server Management no problem, and change ...
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Windows Small Business Server 2003 SP2 upgrade plan

I support a non-profit organization running a SBS 2003 SP2 (x86) server. Apparently, SBS 2003 SP2 will be end-of-life some time in 2014. Should I be quite insistent that they upgrade the server OS ...
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Things to consider when migrating from WinSBS2003 to WinSrv2008R2

In the next few weeks I should migrate a SBS2003 DC to Win2008R2 on a different server. I found this guide here: ...
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SBS2003 relaying emails to Exchange 2013

Background info: Ive got two Servers: ServerA - Windows 2003 SBS Server, IP: 192.168.10.1/24, PDC for BizA.local, Exchange manages emails for BizA.com ServerB - Windows Server 2010 with Exchange ...
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Error setting up Data Protection Manager 2010 Agents / Network “Unauthenticated” in network settings

I'm not sure if the two are connected but i suspect they are. Basically I'm tring to setup Data Protection Manager 2010 on a fresh install of Server 2008 R2 in a SBS 2003 domain. Everything went fine ...
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SBS2003 R2 Installation won't run after reboot

I'm trying to reinstall an old server with SBS2003 R2. I Press a key to boot from CD and the old school installation screen comes up (the blue screen). I Delete the partition and I create a new one to ...
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Login for users with no folder redirection is virtually instantaneous, but login for users *with* folder redirection takes around 45 seconds

I have just configured a Windows 7 laptop for use on a SBS 2003 domain. Everything works perfectly, except users with folder redirection have to wait approximately 45 seconds before they see their ...
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Network drives don't get mapped and desktop redirection stops working when domain user becomes a member of the Local Administrator group on their PC

We have a Small Business Server 2003 domain controller with Windows 7 workstations joined to the domain. I noticed recently that, if I make a user a local administrator on his computer, his ...
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Windows 7 laptop inconsistent in caching domain user credentials

We have a Windows 7 laptop which was recently joined to our SBS 2003 domain. While connected to the network everything works perfectly, but when the network cable is removed we start to have problems. ...
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Using NTFS “traverse” permissions, but user still denied access to network share (SBS 2003)

We have a staff member who requires access to a single folder in the root of a network share. All other files and folders in the share should be inaccessible to them. I thought if I added only ...
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Server 2003 DNS Issues

We are having a certain issue at a client where the internet will stop working and when I do a ping test to a website, it replies Pinging www.google.com (10.0.0.1) and then the pings fail. However, ...
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How do I allow FTP on SBS 2003

I've been asked to find out why a server cannot connect to our Data Distribution server via FTP (standard port 21). The problem server is SBS 2003. I've port forwarded FTP in their Gateway/Firewall ...
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imaging an SBS 2003 drive for use on virtualbox

I've got an aging SBS 2003 server with raid 1 IDE drives and I want to take an image of the drive that I can use in a virtualbox VM. Is this possible - and what software is recommended for taking ...
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SBS 2003 to SBS 2011 migration, how to check why the old server is restarting?

We've migrated SBS 2003 to SBS 2011. So far everything has gone smoothly. We're in the final phase of migrating the last amount of data over. Our 21 days is up on Thursday. The old server restarting ...
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Exchange 2003 to 2010 migration with a smart host

I'm trying to migrate a SBS2003 to SBS2011 and the source has an Exchange 2003 forest running on it. I'm using the migration tool, it's a small forest with less than 50 mailboxes. The problem I am ...
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Various application shortcuts (Excel etc.) showing generic icon on SBS 2003. All users logging on to server affected in same way

Numerous shortcut icons are not being displayed properly for numerous applications (all MS Office shortcuts- Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Reader, as well as Group Policy Management) on our SBS 2003 ...
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Upgrade from SBS2003 to full windows domain

A company running SBS2003 wants to switch to the full windows domain (no longer SBS), including Exchange 2013. How would they upgrade to a full domain, and how do they remove SBS? Is there a set of ...
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Add contact to SBS 2003 active directory remotely

Masters, We need to often add or remove contacts in active directory. It is possible to delegate access to a user (with or without administrative rights) to do this remotely (without log in via ...
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Second email “domain” on Server 2003

Pulled over from super user, due to lack of response. Currently small company setup on a sbs server 2003. We are set up with our domain 'sample.ca' In this setup all email is handles by exchange and ...
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Event Viewer showing 1372 and 1528 errors after unsuccessful Exchange uninstall (SBS 2003)

We recently attempted to uninstall Exchange 2003 from a SBS 2003 server. Unfortunately, the uninstall failed with the following errors: Event Viewer is now showing the following Directory Service ...
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XP client losing its connection to the SBS domain

I have a XP SP3 PRO Client connecting to an SBS 2003 server. The client keeps losing connection to the network, printers etc. The machine is in Active Directory but didn't have an A record or PTR ...
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Unable to remove broken Exchange 2003 installation (SBS 2003)

We have a non-functional Exchange 2003 installation on our SBS 2003 server that I am trying to uninstall. So far we have never used, and will never use, Exchange on this server- all we need is to ...
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Windows Server 2003 DC hangs after network drivers update

Earlier today, we attempted to update the Broadcom BCM5716C network drivers on a Windows Server 2003. (Dell PowerEdge T310, FWIW). Since then we have not been able to boot the server in any normal ...
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Virtualize SBS 2003 - P2V vs migrating to new VM

I need to virtualize a SBS 2003 server in my work environment. I need some tips on what people think is the best way to proceed. Background: The SBS 2003 server is the primary DC for the domain and ...
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How can you recover a different admin account password when the default Administrator account is disabled?

If I were to create a admin domain account on a remote Windows Small Business Server (SBS), copy all permissions from the current [default] Administrator account, and then disable the [default] ...
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What would cause this error nightly during NTBackup (SBS 2003)?

I am getting the following warning message on 510 different files (always the same ones) every night: WARNING: Portions of "[INSERT FILENAME HERE]" cannot be read. The backed up data is corrupt or ...
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Two SBS boxes on the same network?

I have a SBS 2011 in office running a domain, and I want to add additional server that would only be used as a serve to run and serve accounting software (OS SBS2003) Now I have encountered a problem ...
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iis6 domain name configuration

I have a website with a domain such as www.example.com and also example.com on iis6. The problem is that example.com goes to the sbs 3003 server welcome screen. I want example.com to be the same as ...
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How to lock Windows 7 workstation after inactivity via GPO (no screensaver or blank screen- just lock screen)

Our users have increasingly started leaving their workstations logged in and unattended (during lunch breaks etc.) To tackle the security threat this poses, we have enforced a password-protected ...
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Implications and ability to use network drive for storing ShadowCopy data of local drive in Server 2003?

I have ShadowCopy running on a shared drive in SBS 2003 that is 90% full. Checking the space, 10GB of that is currently being used for shadowcopy: vssadmin list shadowstorage Used Shadow Copy ...
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What is the *optimal* virtual memory configuration for this server? [closed]

I am maintaining a Small Business Server 2003 (x86) server, that was originally installed and configured by someone else in early 2009. Recently, although we have never had any obvious memory-related ...
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Explorer intermittently reports “not responding” when administrator browses files on server in console session (SBS 2003)

A few weeks ago I noticed that, every 5-10 minutes during a console session on the server, Explorer would become unresponsive for anything from 10-30 seconds (complete with hourglass cursor), before ...
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Minimum level of access required for service account to run a scheduled task on server?

We have 2 domain administrator accounts in Active Directory: "Administrator" and "Robocopy". Robocopy is a service account associated with a scheduled task which executes a batch file- which runs ...
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Is it safe to delete any of these universal security groups in AD? (SBS 2003)

We are doing a clear-up of Active Directory on our SBS 2003 domain controller and noticed a few universal security groups that, as far as I am aware, we have never used (and probably never will): I ...
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GPO defining a user policy is being applied, despite being linked to a computer OU (without loopback processing)

I must be missing something obvious here. We have a GPO linked to a computer OU. The GPO runs a VB logon script (a user policy) when users log on. I was just about to enable loopback processing on ...
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Security group membership makes it impossible to list network shares (very strange issue)

We are having a very unusual problem on our network. There are two sites: main office (1x SBS 2003 server and 20x PCs: a mixture of Win7 and XP) and a remote site connected via VPN (1x XP PC, also on ...
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Mapping printers with SBS 2003 R1

We have an SBS 2003 R1 domain controller, and a mixture of Windows 7 and XP (domain-joined) workstations. There are 20 users, 20 PCs, and 5 printers. Printer drivers for all 5 printers are already ...
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IP setting for client computers accessing internet via a firewall/router

I am a bit of a noob, I have a sbs server and client computers connected to a switch that is then connected to a firewall/router. The sbs server creates private ip address for the client computers, my ...
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How to list all NTFS and share permissions associated with a user or security group?

We are doing some tidying up of Active Directory on our SBS 2003 domain controller. A number of security groups exist which I am 95% sure are redundant. I want to be 100% sure they are not used ...
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Enabling Access 2010 macros via Group Policy (SBS 2003)

We get an error message every time staff open one of our database applications, due to the default settings in Access 2010 of prompting for approval every time a macro is run: "Disable all macros with ...
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One domain user unable to browse network shares

We have an SBS 2003 server, with a Windows XP Professional (domain-joined) PC connecting from a remote site via VPN (LogMeIn Hamachi). One domain user account is unable to browse any shares on the ...
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Need to prevent SBS 2003 disabling its DHCP server if it sees another DHCP server on network

The DHCP server on our SBS 2003 server shuts itself down automatically after a couple of hours of having a Hamachi gateway running on the same LAN. The server incorrectly assumes that Hamachi ...
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Is it possible to prevent DHCP service on SBS 2003 from shutting down due to rogue DHCP server?

We are using LogMeIn Hamachi to link two remote sites together by VPN. This is working perfectly, the only problem is that the DHCP service on our SBS 2003 server shuts itself down after an hour or ...