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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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 ...
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Repeated SMB QUERY_PATH_INFO Packets for Windows file share

This is related to my previous question here, but I have narrowed it down and want to open another one. I have windows 2000 server on its own domain, there is no trust between the clients domain and ...
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Why does explorer.exe on Windows Server 2000 rise to 99% CPU when opening “My Computer”?

I have a Windows 2000 Server machine and every time I try to open "My Computer", the CPU jumps to 99% . I have to kill explorer.exe and restart it for the computer to resume normal operation (until I ...
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Old Pentium 4 server - should I put it to use?

While cleaning up junk left behind by the sysadmin before me, I came across a Pentium 4 server in good working order. Prior to the installation of our current (dual Xeon) DC, it was used as the ...
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Active Directory books

I'm just a newbie in servers, can anyone tell me a good book or site for learning about servers/active directory There are a lot of boring books..., I just want to know if out there is a good resource ...
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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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IIS Not serving some documents to some users / locations

I have a complicated problem that I will try to explain. We have a portal based website that is accessible from outside of our organisations infrastructure via username and password. Certain types of ...
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Add a New Windows 2000 Server to a Windows 2003 Domain, Do I need ADPREP?

I've got a newish Windows 2003 DC and a very old Windows 2000 DC running together in Windows 2000 Native mode. I've got to pull the 2000 Server to repair it, so I want to add in a temporary 2000 ...
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Proper setup of user permissions for OpenSSH on Windows?

I am trying to setup OpenSSH on Windows to provide SFTP sites. I am running into some problems with user security settings. Here are the basic steps I've gone through to create a user: Create a ...
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Does the SP4 for Windows 2000 Server include a .NET framework?

Was wondering if SP4 installed .NET Framework 2.0?
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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 ...
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.DLL error when installing firmware for Dell PE2900 PERC 5/i RAID

I'm installing a new RAID firmware version (2.5.0) for a Dell PE2900 which has a PERC 5/i RAID setup. When I run the installer, it gives the message "The procedure entry point RegDeleteKeyExA could ...
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Reset Directory Permissions for File Migration

I just built a server 2003 based domain to replace an old, broken server 2000 domain that I "inherited". Now that I'm trying to migrate my users data from the old file server to the new one, I'm ...
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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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How do I set up timeout for remote desktop users?

In my job I usually have to connect to several different servers with remote desktop. However, more often than not I will get the message "Terminal server has exceeded the maximum number of allowed ...
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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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Wrong SID for Administrator account

In researching my problem for this question, I discovered that the SID for the account in the domain named "Administrator" account is: S-1-5-21-2025429265-492894223-1708537768-1124 That's got to be ...
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Windows Server 2000 hardware question

I’m the resident IT Guru for a Non-Profit and we have an Exchange server that has issues and I’m wide open to any suggestions. The server is an older DELL PowerEdge 1400 with 1GHz Processor, 512MB ...
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Unable to dcpromo new 2008 Server in 2000 domain

I'm trying to replace an old Windows 2000 domain controller with a new Windows 2008 Server. I have the Active Directory Domain Services role installed on the new server and joined it to the domain. ...
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How do I generate a list of windows patches and the date they were installed on a windows 2000 server?

How do I generate a list of windows patches and the date they were installed on a windows 2000 server? This is for compliance reports for auditors.
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How to tell what service pack for Microsoft Commerce Server 2000 is installed?

We have ancient Windows 2000 Server box running Commerce Server 2000. I'm trying to determine what service pack the Commerce Server has and I don't see any way to do that from the Management Console. ...
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Remote Desktop Session Black after Minimize

PROBLEM: When I minimize a remote desktop session and restore it, the remote desktop screen shows up black. This only happens when connecting to a particular computer. DETAILS: If I start clicking ...
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Enabling bidirectonal support for a shared printer

We have 2 pooled HP LaserJet 9050 printer on our network (using the PostScript drivers). Users connect to it via our print server, which runs Windows 2000 Server. I am unable to enable bidrectonal ...
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How do you limit the bandwidth for a file copy?

I've got an old windows 2000 box in a remote location with a T1 connection and a vpn to my location. I normally use smb mounts to transfer files but now it's time to decommission the server and copy ...
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Migrating from windows 2000 to windows 2003 server?

I want to move all the domain information from a windows 2000 server to a windows 2003 server (they are separate machines) and then promote the windows 2003 server as the primary domain controller. Is ...
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How to check windows domain user status?

I have a server running windows 2000 right now, will upgrade to 2003 pretty soon. Is there a way to check the user status and pc status? For example, If the user is idle If the PC is locked How ...
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Local DNS not resolving host name but will resolve FQDN

I have a Win2k domain that has recently started having problems with clients connecting to network shares. I attempted to disjoin/rejoin a client and have not been able to get it reconnected. At this ...
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Windows 2000 Active Directory Global Catalog servers and Infrastructure Master role

I have been rereading some sections of "Active Directory Bible" by Curt Simmons in preparation for some machine replacement and changes to our windows 2000 active directory infrastructure. It seems ...
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Moved Windows Server 2000 from IDE drive to SATA drive now get Inaccessible_Boot_Device BSOD

I'm moving my Small Business Server 2000 to newer hardware. I used Acronis TrueImage to create an image of the partitions on the current 250GB IDE drive and restored the images to partitions on a ...
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Replace 2000 domain controller

I have a pair of Windows 2000 domain controllers. The machine that currently hosts GC is getting tired and is pretty old as far as hardware. I want to replace it with a newer machine I have lying ...
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SCCM Client Push FAIL - Win2000 box

When trying to install the SCCM client onto a Windows 2000 box, the install fails. The install script is run through a batch file (CONTENTS: \\mdop\SCCM_client\ccmsetup.exe /mp:MDOP /logon ...
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Windows 2000 Server Auto-Reboot Script

I'm running a legacy network app on an antiquated server OS(Win2k Web Server) running off-site. The app is a commercial(i.e. I don't have the source) product that's been discontinued by the developer ...
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Things to be aware of moving from Windows Server 2000 to 2008

I've not realy worked with Windows Server since 2000 Advanced Server and I'm about to purchase a 2008 (standard) server for a project that I'm working on, are there any specific things I should be ...
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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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Obtain port names & associated IP addresses on W2K Print Server

I hope someone can help, my brain is fried! In W2K3, I can use prnmngr.vbs and get absolutely everything I need from the print server to list installed queues, port names, driver details, IP ...
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Update Windows 2000 server standard to Windows 2000 server professional with AD

I have a Windows 2000 Server Standard Edition server (that's right, standard) on a home network with three systems doing basic file/print sharing (and a few other services). Until recently the ...
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Using XCACLS to set permissions with long filenames

We need to set permissions on users' directories on a Windows 2000 Server. This happens regularly enough and they must also be set in the order below or the backups crap out. This is the basic script: ...
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What's the best way to migrate from a Windows NT domain to Windows 2000/2003 domain?

I have an old Windows NT domain in need to upgrade to Windows 2000/2003 Active Directory. There is one PDC and two BDCs. What should my next steps be?