Windows Server 2003 R2 was an update of Windows Server 2003, rather than a new version of the operating system (as Windows Server 2008 R2 was). It went RTM on December 6, 2005, included a number of new features and was released for all editions and architectures supported by Server 2003, with the ...

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Can a 2 year old snapshot help recover a failed domain controller?

We have a 2003R2 DC VN that has a non functional AD. There is no System State Backup, but we do have a 2 year old copy of the VM. Can the copy be used in any way to restore the existing server?
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Remove old Certificate Templates

We decommissioned our old Exchange 2003 server over a month ago. The server was also our CA(which wasn't widely used). I've removed all traces of this old CA in Sites and Services except for the ...
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MS Server 2003 Standard x64 Edition Service Pack 2 website displays differently than when it was on 32-bit server

Migrated from MS Server 2003 x86 to MS Server 2003 Standard x64 Edition Service Pack 2. When clients access ASP websites hosted on this server their IE 10 browser now displays Compatibility View ...
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AD Replication Errors / KCC - Between two Domain Controllers

I'm having quite an issue that began a few days ago. Let me just lay out exactly what happened - also I've inherited this environment, please keep that in mind. 1st Domain Controller - Windows ...
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Remote Desktop Connection error

When I try to connect to remote host with Windows Server 2003 R2 SE via RDP from another few Windows Server 2003 clients I get the following error. The client could not connect to the remote computer....
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Windows Server 2003, DHCP: Address Pools and Reservations

I have inherited a DHCP server set up with a very small address pool and a number of reserved static addresses. Originally a small network, set up by non professionals, we are now running out of ...
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Intermittent Drops on Windows File Server

We have a Windows Storage Server (2003 R2) that serves as our NAS for our company. Over the past several weeks we have begun to experience intermittent "drops" where the client briefly loses their ...
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Possible to re-establish trust with a 2003 R2 member server?

I have a 2008 functional level domain in a 2003 functional level forest, with DCs running Server 2008 and 2008 R2. A number of member servers & computers are virtual machines. Sometimes these ...
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Repeated login attempts on RDP?

While looking in Terminal Services Manager on one of my SQL boxes, I noticed that there are seemingly many attempts to remote to the machine while I was connected: One minute... And the next... I'...
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How can I force/cause an error or hung job in a print queue

I am currently trying to design a powershell script to check if any of the printers attached to a Win Server 2003R2 have jobs stuck in the queue. so far I am doing: Get-WmiObject -class "...
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Upgrading Server 2003sp2 to Server 2003 R2

I have upgraded my AD schema to the 2003R2 level in order to support DFS replication via this guide: http://www.happysysadm.com/2011/10/windows-2003-extending-schema-to-r2-for.html I am interested in ...
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iexplorer.exe high CPU/RAM usage

My client has a virtual Server 2008 R2 terminal server running under ESXi 5.1. This server, which been in production for around 4 months, experiences intermittent slowness / non-responsiveness for ...
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Windows 2003 registry setting DST

On Windows 7, you can use this key to enable/disable DST settings in the registry: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\TimeZoneInformation Value Name: DynamicDaylightTimeDisabled Value ...
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Can't connect to SQL Server 2005, even with local Server Management Studio

After setting up a second network adapter in the process of adding some SSL'd sites to ISS, my instance of SQL Server 2005 is no longer accessible - including through SQL Server Management Studio. ...
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Escape windows repair install and start in normal boot?

I have a corrupted file in the OS (running a poweredge t410, windows server 2003 RT). Booting up in safe mode shows it stopped at acpitabl.dat. Google results led me to believe that the update.sys ...
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How do i restore Windows Server 2003 R2 Active directory - Getting error 0xc00006a

I have a customer that has experienced a catastrophic failure of their Windows Server 2003 R2 active directory server. This was the sole AD controller on the network. The hard drive died completely. ...
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How exactly does the home folder mapping in 2003 AD work?

I'm trying to troubleshoot an issue with a user's My Documents not being mapped to a network location as it should be. Most of the user have their AD account set to have H as their home folder and it'...
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Should we upgrade our Windows 2003 DCs? [closed]

Why should we upgrade our Windows 2003 DC when extended support is there till 2015? We have about 20 servers mixed 2003 32 bit and 2008 64 bit member servers and about 100 W7 64 bit Clients. Our 32 ...
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BINLSVC warning in event log - netclass.inf parsing Manufacture

So I am trying to get Remote Installation Service Running on a Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard Edition with Service Pack 2 installed. I am trying to integrate network drivers into the image and I keep ...
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Server 2003 R2 SE (x86) Terminal Server Service failure

So, I'm having an odd and new to me problem on one of our Server 2003 R2, SE x86 VMs. The long and short of is that ever since patching last month, we can't seem to RDP into the box, and we do need ...
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IIS 6 App Pools and Windows Services Won't Start

Windows Server 2003 R2 (x86) / IIS 6. I'm setting up an ASP.NET application as well as a few windows services that run under "MyServiceAccount". I'm unable, however, to get the app pool nor the ...
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Stored passwords and scheduled tasks in Windows Server 2003

In general, if you are PC\Admin and you have a stored password for network share DOMAINSERVER\Share (done using the interface "Stored User Names and Passwords"), and you have a scheduled task that ...
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How can i find what's using the RAM in the server?

I am dealing with 32bit Windows 2003 server which was once a physical box, but now is virtualized in vmware. There are two SQL Server instances running. One is 2000 Standard, another is 2008 R2 ...
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View/Find all compressed files on the server?

I need to find all compressed files/folders regardless of file format on a Windows Server 2003 machine. Search options do not provide this capability. Is there a way to list/view all compressed ...
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gpo proxy server settinngs for all applications

i am trying to set all internet connections of all network PCs via proxy server that is installed on windows server 2003 i have editted proxy setting from gpo, but it only worked for internet browsers,...
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Transferring DHCP using Windows Server Migration Tool - Why is Powershell is crashing on the import of the .mig file?

I am migrating DHCP from a windows server 2003R2 DC to a Windows Server 2008R2 DC I've followed this video and its predecessor (Installing Windows Server Migration Tools) http://technet.microsoft....
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cmd.exe version comparison?

When using batch files or console applications on Windows servers the window in question can allow text to be hightlighted (marked) for copying and pasting. Doing this pauses the batch/application and ...
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Windows server sending constant ARP requests to offline devices

We have a Windows 2003r2 server which is sending intermittent ARP requests to several devices which are no longer on the network. The result of this is disruption to a PLC which is running over modbus....
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XP Clients can't copy to networkshare

i have a windows 2003 domain where i have strange problem. One of our file shares is on a 2003r2 domain controller, xp clients trying to copy files on the share are always getting the error ...
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Mandatory Profiles on a Server 2003 TS Box

I have a Windows Server 2003 box which will be acting as a terminal server. It will actually be running Citrix, but I don't believe that to be relevant here. There has been a request for every user ...
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Why can't I copy .zip files from a server to a server in a different domain?

At work, we're using a Windows Server 2008 R2 VM as our build server. At the end of the build process for any of our projects, we copy the packaged deployment files to a folder on the server where ...
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Moving from 80gig raid to 500gig [closed]

A client has a 80gig hd in a raid set, he would like to increase his hard drive to at least 500gig. What is the best way to do this? He would like to keep all his configuration, he has windows 2003
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Domain connection shows as “unauthenticated”

I have seen various different questions for this problem floating around but either the circumstances arent the same or the solution doesnt work so thought i would post it to see if anybody has any ...
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NETLOGON Event Warning Dynamic Registration 5781

I've set up a couple of Domain Controllers and the first DC I set up is taking a while to start up and occassionally displaying a warning in the Windows Event Log that I think may be related to the ...
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Demoted 2003R2 DC SRV record still listed in DNS

Yesterday I demoted a 2003R2 DC (but forgot to remove the DNS role), removed it from the domain, changed it's IP address and shut it down. Everything went pretty well (minus a host of authentication ...
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How can I connect to a specific machine with DFS?

I have 2 servers with a share, \\servera\share and \\serverb\share. DFS is setup on \\domain\share to point to both machines. A 3rd party replication solution compares \\servera\share to \\serverb\...
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BackupExec 10d crashing 2k3 server

There are two weeks now since I'm doing repository-like backup, because BE10d is crashing the file server. The computer is a NEC Express 5800, 2xXeon, 1 GB RAM, 4 SCSI drives in RAID 5 w/ spare, one ...
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All Tasks..Advanced Operations option missing from Certificates MMC Snap-In

I am trying to follow the instructions in this article to create a custom certificate to support SSL on a web server. I'm stuck on the following step: Click on Personal – All Tasks – Advanced ...
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How can I set email notification on file creation on Windows 2003 R2?

Each of our jobs has a folder created by a batch file triggered by our accounting software at the time the job is entered. In that folder is a subfolder called "Sales Pictures". I would like to be ...
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New Primary Domain Controller won't start Active Directory unless Old DC is booted

I'm no Active Directory Wizard. Here's what I did: Old W2003 R2 PDC needed to be replaced with a new server Rolled out W2008R2 and used DC Promo to add it the domain Due to some DNS issues, had a ...
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Windows Server 2003 R2, SMB, alternative port?

How can I setup SMB on my server to use an alternative port? I'm attempting to use something other than port 445.
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MegaRAID Storage Manager Error 1920 “Service MRMonitor (MegaMonitorSrv) failed to start.” on Windows Server 2003 R2 x64

I'm trying to install the MegaRAID Storage Manager 8.10 provided by SUPERMICRO, but I keep getting an error 1920 that "Service MRMonitor (MegaMonitorSrv) failed to start. Verify that you have ...
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RedHat RHEL5.3 update DNS entry point of Windows 2003 domain on Debian style

I'm back today, because I can't do a trick that is simple to do on Debian. Indeed, I'm using a RHEL 5.3 server as a DHCP client on Windows Domain. To be able to correctly reach it form my windows ...
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ActiveDirectory lastLogonTimeStamp Inactive

In joining a new company, I have inherited it's history. I find that the User and Computer Object property lastLogonTimeStamp is not available. I have checked that the AD Schema version is 2003 R2, ...
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How do you monitor SSD wear in Windows when the drives are presented as 'generic' devices?

Under Linux, we can monitor SSD wear fairly easily with smartmontools whether the drive is presented as a normal block device or a generic device (which happens when the drive has been hardware RAIDed ...
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Trying to get IIS running in VM and Visual Studio running natively, with files on native file system

here's the set up I'm trying to go work. Windows 7, with files for an "ASP.NET Web Application" (a new one created by wizard for this test) installed in c:\tfsprojects\test\test this project opens ...
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Domain Profile Does Not Load on Windows 7, Results in “Temp Profile”

I have a user that was using Windows XP until yesterday. The computer ended up getting a virus (again) and so I replaced it with a spare Windows 7 machine we were preparing for somewhere else. The ...
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Windows Server 2003: Taking Root and Intermediate CA's offline causers faiure in Enterprise CA

I installed 3 CA's in lab environment: SA Root CA SA Intermediate CA Enterprise CA (also DC) The instructor recommends taking Root and Intermediate CA's offline once the Enterprise CA has been ...
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Windows Server 2003 R2 Terminal Server : Internet Explorer Enhanced Security won't disable for Users

The Internet Explorer Enhanced Security (IEES) won't disable using the normal method of disabling it from the Add/Remove Programs/Windows components. This came to light immediately after testing. ...
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Windows 2003 R2 - IIS Crashes On Setting Change

I'm running a server which currently has about 50 sites on, and am encountering from problems with IIS. Everytime I try and change a setting on a site, switch .Net versions, add/change domains on a ...