Windows Server 2000 is one of the four editions of the Windows 2000 operating system line, and is intended for use on server systems. It is the most basic server edition available in the Windows 2000 line. Released on 17 February 2000, it is the successor to Windows NT 4.0 Server, and was succeeded ...

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Upgrading Windows Server 2000 Terminal Server to 2003 R2

I have a Windows 2000 Terminal Server and I need to upgrade to Windows Server 2003 R2. What path do I need to take to do an in-place upgrade? My only choice is an in-place upgrade in this scenario. Do ...
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How do I add a Windows 2003 Domain Controller to a Windows 2000 Forest?

I currently have a Windows 2000 Active Directory and Domain. I want to move to 2008 but I believe I have to go to 2003 first. I thought the best way to start was to add the 2003 server as a domain ...
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View Windows Server 2003 Terminal Server License Count

How can I view how many Terminal Server licenses are installed on a Windows Server 2000 machine? Normally you would look in Administrative tools -> Terminal Server Licensing, but there is not an entry ...
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Windows 2000 Server dcpromo /demote fails

I'm currently in the process of retiring an old Windows Server 2000 box from a client's network. The server has been rebooting spontaneously for about a month, and is generally old, so they wanted a ...
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Install Windows 2000 Server on new Dell hardware

I'll be contacting Dell as well with this question but I was wondering if anyone has had any experience installing Windows 2000 Server on a new Dell Rack server? I'm looking at either the Dell ...
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Is it possible to do an in-place upgrade from Windows Server 2000 to Windows Server 2003?

I have a machine (virtual machine) running Windows 2000 For PCI compliance, this machine needs to be ugraded to 2003 or above. I have mounted a Windows 2003 ISO file as the CD Drive in VMWare, ...
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Windows 2000 Server failed drive recovery

Does anyone have any suggestions or recommendations for good data recovery software for a Windows 2000 Server. The most important drive recently failed and while there was a backup, it was two weeks ...
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TWiki migration from Windows 2000 Server to Windows Server 2008

I want to change the server from a Windows 2000 Server to a Windows Server 2008 environment, so I'd like to know how can I migrate my TWiki too. Anyone?
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Windows Server 2000 DNS Forwarding

Im using windows 2000 Server, and I need to forward all the requests to the example.com site to another DNS Server. How do I do this?
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Windows 2000 Terminal Server disconnecting users

My company has a Windows 2000 Terminal Server. Every time 3 or more users connect to the server and run up some applications the server disconnects one of the users already connected to it? The ...
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Drive is still 8gb after attempt to expand by 30gb, windows 2000

Drive is still 8gb after attempt to expand by 30gb! Disk management even shows it as 38gb! This is a windows 2000 VM. See picture.
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Windows 2000 Domain Controller CPU running at 100%

We are running a Windows 2000 Server as a domain controller and file server. 2 weeks ago, the machine was running fine. Then, after a power-outage and a restart, the machine became sluggish and ...
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SQL 7 installation guideline

My company was in the mid to migration the old application to Oracle. Due to japan nuclear disaster, we need to set up the BCP for Japan at my country. SQL 7 is a very old application, several thing ...
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User has security permissions of a different user

I've been trying to search for others having this same problem on Google, but I'm not sure how to describe it. We have a user who does not have access to a file even though she has permission on it. ...
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Can I replace a failed RAID disk with a used spare?

I have a Dell PowerEdge 2650 with hardware Raid - two drives in Raid 1, four drives in Raid 5. Originally, all six drives were the same size, but a while back I upgraded the Raid 5 array and kept the ...
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Why is MySQL dropping my foreign key actions?

Cross posted from Stack Overflow, since this is probably more of a server admin type of issue: Running MySQL v'5.1.12-beta-community-nt' on Windows 2k server. I have a group of 5 tables (a,b,c,d,e) ...
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Windows 2003 Domain - No Screensaver Tab visible on XP Clients (GPO Issue)

i have the following problem with our Windows 2003 infrastructure: Environment: There are two AD controllers running Windows 2003 Enterprise and some memberservers. Our network consists of some ...
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Is it worth it to migrate our settings from a Win2k server to Win2k8 server, or should I start from scratch?

Here is my situation. We have a new virtualized server that is going to be running either Win2k8 R2 server or Win2k11 server (we haven't decided if we will be purchasing a license for SBS or the ...
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Rename Active Directory domain following Windows 2000 -> 2008 migration

I'm working with a site that needs an internal DNS domain rename. It currently has a DNS name of domain.abc.com and NT name of ABC. I'm trying to get to a DNS name of abctrading.com and NT name of ...
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How do I migrate settings from a Win2k Server to Windows Server 2008 R2?

I am about to upgrade our current Win2k server to a new server running Windows Server 2008 R2. Right now, our current server acts as our DHCP server, DC, and controls ActiveDirectory, amongst other ...
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2000 Server, User can't logon

I hope you can help me. I recently upgraded a workstation at my office (to a whole new machine) and ran into a pretty serious problem. Friday until 5:00 PM, I could access my mail on 2000 Exchange ...
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Installing Windows 7 Upgrade Based on Windows 2000 License - can it be done? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I have a few PCs on which I have Windows 2000 Installed. I have recently decided to upgrade to Windows 7 (Home or ...
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Microsoft SQL server - cannot start Enterprise Manager

I have a windows 2000 system, running Microsoft SQL server 2000, and a lot of other junk. When I try to start the Enterprise Manager, I get the following error message. Snap-in failed to ...
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Editing the FTP Root page

We have an ancient FTP server that runs Server 2000 and when our users use IE to login they are Presented with the following error: To view this FTP site in Windows Explorer, click Page, and then ...
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File Server says files are open by someone they aren't

I've noticed something peculiar on my file server. I went to move some folders around and I used the "Open Files" utility in Computer Management to ensure that there were no open files in the folders ...
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Win 2000 Terminal Server won't let users connect due to no licenses…?

I have an old Windows 2000 server in Terminal Server Application Mode which has recently started to issue errors to some users that the number of licenses has run out. When I look into the Terminal ...
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Creating virtual harddrive from physical Windows 2000 server installation

I have found lots of guides on how to create a virtual image of a win xp or newer windows, but it eludes me how I can do that with win 2000 server. Anyone have any good input here? I was hoping to end ...
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Configure DNS Zone to Forward for any non-existant hosts

Not sure if this is possible, but in my head, it sounds reasonable to be able to do. I'm just not sure how... We have our company domain on our internal DNS servers (company.com), but the domain is ...
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Windows XP VPN. I have no idea

Some background info: We recently relocated our main server from one office (office1) to another office (office2) (more people worked at the office2 than office1 so it made sense). We didn't have VPN ...
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Convert Active Directory user to local machine user

I am trying to convert user profiles in Windows Server 2000 from using an Active Directory authentication to using local machine authentication (it's currently on an AD network that is deprecated and ...
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File downloads finish early

When downloading files from our web server often files will only download files part of the way, then end as if they finished downloading leaving a partial file. Has anyone heard of this issue or know ...
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Win Server 2k and Win 7 client

I have a Win Server 2000 system with AD configured. The network consists of an OKI printer, a network server, a wifi router a Win 2k client and the server. I'm trying to connect a Win 7 client. The ...
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switching ISPs - what do I need to change on the windows server?

I have a windows 2000 server that is the domain controller and also the DHCP server for our network. It is connected to a router. The router is connected to the connection from the ISP. The router ...
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migrating windows 2000 server to new domain giving 'access denied'

we are going through a process of moving our servers into a new AD domain, we have done loads without a hitch but now have one that refuses to move. Every time we try and put it into the new domain ...
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Resetting file/folder permissions when migrating from Win2k to Win2008

I first want to say well done for all the info on this site but I've got a high-level question regarding folder/file permissions that I'm looking to solve in one of the following two ways: Using ...
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Force Windows 2000 Server to shut down using a Script rather than show “safe to turn off”

I am trying to use a script (kindly provided by Evan Anderson in another thread) to shut down a couple of Windows 2000 Servers which run our Cisco Unity system, in the event that our environmental ...
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Run shutdown script on a Domain Server to shut down Windows 2000 servers in a different workgroup?

We have two Windows 2000 servers which run our Cisco Call Manager software. The servers are in a workgroup. We also have one Windows 2000 server running Cisco Unity which is part of our main ...
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Safely remove a drive from eSATA hotswapable enclosure?

I have recently installed a Rosewill RSV-S5 eSATA RAID array on a Windows 2000 Server. I'm not using any RAID features - it is configured as 5 discrete drives (JBOD). The system is based on the ...
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RDP behind “black box” router/gateway stopped working

Let me begin by describing this (weird?) network configuration... Two organizations sharing an office: one has a large network with Win2k3 Server Domain Controller, which seems to intercept inbound ...
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Sound on Windows 2000 Server

We have still some Windows 2000 Server / Advanced Server machines running. Is it possible to install audio service or something? It does not seem to have sound capabilities (like the Windows 2000 ...
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Problem with time syncronization in client machine

The company I work for still uses Windows 2000 Server for most, if not all of its infrastructure. I recently joined my Vista laptop to the domain and noticed the system clock jumped ahead by an hour. ...
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Terminal Server does not map Local Drives

We have a Windows 2000 Server, running Terminal Services in Application Server Mode. When I start and RDP session to it, I can select to map my local drives to the server, but they are not available ...
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Search Files (Preferably with index) on Windows 2000 Server

I have many files on a windows server 2000 machine that is setup to act as a networked disk drive, is there anyway I can index the files and make that index available as a search to more people than ...
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How Do I Get poledit.exe Out Of Windows 2000 Service Pack 4?

I've read that I can get poledit.exe from Windows 2000 Service Pack 4, but have been unable to figure out how. I've downloaded the service pack from Microsoft's website, "W2KSP4_EN.EXE", and ...
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Optimal Memory Configuration for Dell PowerEdge 1800 (Windows Server 2000 32bit)

I am upgrading the memory on a Dell PowerEdge 1800 Server running Windows Server 2000 (32 bit). My Computer -> Properties currently reports 2,096,432 KB RAM (4 modules @ 512MB each). Crucial.com scan ...
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IIS FTP - Users Last Logon

How would you determine the last FTP logon time/date for a bunch of local user accounts on a DMZ (standalone/workgroup) server running IIS FTP? I know I could use a log aggregator and sift through it ...
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AD logon script, how to

I'm a student, I have this assignment where I need to know how to disable the user from changing the background to a client computer, thing is that I've been looking around to know what language does ...
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What extra permission settings were added in Windows Server 2003 over Windows Server 2000?

We have a domain controller currently running Windows Server 2000, and we're in the process of upgrading some of our workstations to Windows 7. The problem is that users are getting access denied ...
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Active Directory replication failing with Access is Denied

I recently discovered that Active Directory replication started failing about a month ago. If I attempt to Replicate Now from the failing domain controller, I receive The following error occurred ...
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windows 2000 freezing during large disk write

We have a windows 2000 sp4 server which freezes up for about 1 minutes while its web-app does a ~500mb write operation. I can see the webapp start to do I/O activity (through process explorer) then ...