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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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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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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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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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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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How can I syncronize a non-domain server to a domain-controller's clock?

Is it possible to configure a Windows Server 2000 OS to synchronize it's clock to a domain controller if it's not on the domain? If so, how would I go about doing that? Just to be clear: I can't ...
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Unable to query LDAP server on port 389 on the Win2K domain controller from a different subnet

I have a rather puzzling problem with the LDAP access to Active Directory in a Windows domain. The configuration is as follows: There are two main networks: 192.168.0.0/24 and 192.168.100.0/24 These ...
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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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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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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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Scheduled Task has finished but still shows status as running

I have a scheduled task on a Windows Server 2000 box which is scheduled to run daily. On Monday, the task ran perfectly in that the thing it fires off (a console application) completed, but the ...
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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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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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.NET 2.0: An established connection was aborted by the software in your host machine

Scenario: I try to post a video to YouTube with the following code: YouTubeEntry createdEntry = service.Upload(newEntry); This works fine on my developer machine (running Windows XP). It fails on a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Unable to connect to sharedfax error

EDITED: I'm running Windows SmallBusinessServer 2000 on a machine with a 56k modem for sending outgoing faxes via the Microsoft Shared Fax Service. I also have a Windows 2003 Enterprise server ...
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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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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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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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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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Logon Failure: the target account name is incorrect after making a ghost image of a server

I recently replaced a failing SCSI drive in a Windows 2000 server with an IDE drive. I made an image of the SCSI drive and Ghosted it. The purpose of the machine was to give out DHCP at one location ...
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Can I upgrade a Windows 2000 domain to 2008 and demote the 2000 server without clients attached?

We're planning to replace a Windows 2000 domain controller with a new 2008 DC (new hardware). We've elected to take the route of getting the 2000 domain schema up-to-snuff, join the 2008 server, ...
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Win2008 DC in a Windows 2000 domain: can I keep the old DC?

Will be putting a new Windows 2008 R2 Server into a single domain network with two domain controllers, both running Windows 2000 Server. The functional level of the domain is mixed mode/2000. Until ...
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mounting a windows software raid volume in linux

i have a windows 2000 server box with 6 drives in it configured as RAID 5 using windows dynamic volumes. windows will not boot. is it possible to mount this volume using linux? i looked at dmraid but ...
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How can I migrate local users/groups from old Windows 2000 server to new Windows 2003 server?

On a Windows 2000 box I have setup local users and one group for the purposes of ftp sites for our clients to transfer files to their own site. We are now moving to a different server running Windows ...
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Windows SMTP server suggestions? [closed]

My ancient mail server machine crapped out a few days ago. I cobbled together another machine from spare parts and the bone pile, which included reformatting the existing disk and installing a fresh ...
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side by side COM component versions on Windows Server 2000

Is it possible to have different versions of a COM component installed and callable on a Windows 2000 server, much like Registration-Free COM components in Windows Server 2003 onwards?
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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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Can't login through RDP - “Local Policy of this system does Not Permit You to Log On Interactively”

We have an old windows 2000 terminal server (which is also a domain controller). THe error we're getting is "Local Policy of this system does Not Permit You to Log On Interactively" The user is part ...
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Can you link several machines with FreeDOS to a Windows 2000 server on a LAN?

Have you installed / used FreeDOS on a server environment? Can you link them to a Windows 2000 server?
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Can't start HTTPS instance on Windows 2000

I've added a certificate to a IIS website, only the HTTPS part of the site doesn't want to start somehow. I see the error below in the System Event Viewer. Event Type: Error Event Source: W3SVC ...
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'server was unable to allocate from the system nonpaged pool' error

Currently users at my company are unable to access their home folder (or any folder on our domain controller). I am working remotely and cant physically access the machine until tomorrow morning, but ...
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Publish from Visual Studio to website causes “access denied”

I published a website using VS2005 to Win2k Server. No errors were generated. When I visit the page, I see this error: Failed to start monitoring changes to 'E:\path\to\bin' because access is ...