Windows Server 2003 is a Microsoft server operating system released in April 2003. It is the successor to Windows Server 2000 and is based on the Windows XP codebase. It was succeeded by Windows Server 2008.

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Apache Wamp [error] [closed]

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Can't access network or printer shares

All of a sudden on our network, none of the client machines can see any of the network shares or shared printers at all (XP clients, SBS2003 server), and cannot browse the domain via "My Network ...
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The security database on the server does not have a computer account for this workstation trust relationship. Error in 1 PC [duplicate]

We have a small office with 9 PCs and a Windows Server. Today one PC, Cypher shows this when trying to log in: The security database on the server does not have a computer account for this ...
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Time delay on server 2008 r2

Hi I having a dedicated server hosted on Godaddy.com with windows Server 2008 R2 Time is running delayed 1 hour on server , I have change the time many times but its dealy one hour again.Pls help to ...
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Why does my server play an E minor arpeggio through the PC speaker every five minutes?

I'm running Windows Server 2003. When I log on to the server using Remote Desktop (from Windows XP) it plays an E minor triad - long E, G B G E - through the PC speaker. We've tried setting Remote ...
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“Preparing Paste Information” when copying files on server using RDP

I'm attempting to copy files from one server folder to another server folder over an RDP connection and this window pops up when I hit CTRL+C to copy the files: There's only 12.5mb in 276 files and ...
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Re-importing (Virtual) Foreign Disks on Windows 2003

I have a virtualized Windows 2003 Server machine with one basic disk (boot drive) and three Dynamic disks. The machine is running in an VMWare ESXi server. I had to remove the three dynamic disks ...
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Preventing Files From Being Opened

I am an application developer working on a somewhat-large application suite. We have a philosophy/best practice to never modify files directly in production, but of course it tends to happen from ...
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Black screen when connecting via RDP to a Win 2003 server

Recently (eg. in the last week or two), when I RDP to one of our servers running Windows Serve 2003 64bit, the login screen is black. If you can guess what it is prompting, then you can still login, ...
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How do I test my internet connection speed via a Microsoft Windows Terminal?

I currently have two production servers. One running Windows Server 2003 and the other Windows Server 2008. When I open the Reliability and Performance Monitor I see a Network section that only goes ...
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permission denied using a public key with Copssh on a windows 2003 server

I've a Windows 2003 SP2 server with CopSSH version 1.1.0.1 installed. I've a user set up for SFTP who is able to transfer files from two servers. I am trying to add the public keys he provided me so ...
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Cannot Add Windows Server 2012 as Member Server to Existing Domain

We have an existing Windows Server 2003 domain and several other computers are on that network (i.e., we have Windows Server 2008 member servers, other Windows Server 2003 member servers, Windows 7 ...
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MySQL Startup Error - Root element missing

I have had MySQL installed for about 2 months on Windows Server 2003 R2. On start up we get presented with an error that says "High Severity Error - root element missing" followed by another high ...
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How do I find the reason for the last shutdown in Windows Server 2003?

I have a windows server 2003 system which restarted for no apparent reason. Everything seems to be running fine now, but I want to know why it shutdown. I don't see any obvious signs of problems in ...
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No DNS resolving with VPN (RRAS)

I have a RRAS server setup on a Windows 2003 machine with two NIC's. The VPN works like a charm, I can ping all the other computers on the network. But it fails when I try to access resources with ...
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mstsc /admin for Microsofts RDP for Mac OS X

How do I access the reserved admin session using Microsofts RDP client on my Mac? The equivalent to mstsc /admin on the Windows client.
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Windows Server 2003 Active-Directory migration

I am going to migrate my windows server 2003 active directory to a windows server 2008. Nearly everthing works fine now but I can't set the operations masters. I am logged in as Administrator on my ...
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Does a Required Restart for Windows Update log an event? If so what is the source/id?

Does anyone happen to know if a required restart in order to apply Windows Updates creates a entry in the event log? If so which log is it under, and what is the source/id? I have a legacy system ...
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Secret scheduled tasks in windows server 2003 [duplicate]

I'm taking care of the company's website for a while. The guy who was doing so before me was fired because reasons. So for the past 3 months I've been keeping it up to date and adding/deleting stuff. ...
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Migrating Windows Server 2003 Active-Directory to Windows Server 2008

I would like to migrate a Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008. I installed Active-Directory on the Windows Server 2003. During the installation of Active-Directory on my Windows Server 2008, ...
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Multihomed Windows 2003 IPsec tunnel source IP address

As Windows 2003 EOL comes near, I'm starting to disband old machines still active in my network. Now one of these is in a branch office and used as RRAS server just for servicing a VPN connection to ...
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Windows 2003 Near Freezing

Problem: Our server becomes very very slow (near freezing) if I copy a file from any directory on C: and D: to any other directory. In short It becomes very slow if I touch the hard disk. Currently I ...
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How to remove 2003 server roles without cd-rom?

Trying to remove a few server roles on a 2003 server but its asking me to put the cd-rom disk in. Wondering if there's another way to remove roles without putting the cd-rom as it's a VM and I don't ...
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Windows physical server provisioning with HPSA 7.8

I have a physical server that I am trying to provision Windows to. At 58% of the way through copying files form the Core to the target server, the process hangs with either a samba time-out or an ...
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Immediate Propagation in Active Directory

It's been a while since I've done any large-scale AD administration so I'm reaching back a bit here. I remember that there are certain security related attributes on a user account object that, due ...
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Restrict Access to Domain Admin/Admin Group for all

We have a pretty old setup which was managed by our client. They could manage anymore and they have outsourced the entire Datacentre to us. Everything is messed up right now. Nothing in place ...
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SSL Certificate Trust Required for Services

This is in a development system which is why i have a self generated SSL certificate. Its setup on our dev exchange server; i need to add a trust to call it from a CLR running inside SQL Server. Have ...
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Windows Console .exe won't run if it's downloaded from the internet

I have a nightly job on Windows Server 2003 that automatically updates itself by downloading its .exe from Amazon S3. I've noticed that when it performs the download and tries to run the newly ...
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Is it possible to Migrate from Windows Server 2003 Standard to Windows Server 2012 Essentials?

I've done a bunch of searching and can't find a definitive answer to whether it's possible to migrate from an existing Windows Server 2003 R2 (standard edition) domain controller, to a Windows Server ...
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Extend time range to shutdown command

Is it possible to extend the valid range to the DOS shutdown command in Windows Server 2003? The help shows a maximum time-out period at 600 seconds.
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ESXi 5.1 Windows Server 2003 Guest 32-bit Installation boots to GUI but claims that it can't access the medium to install?

I've tried changing the settings on the iso and it just won't let me install it: "Setup was unable access files needed to continue. This should be caused by an error on the CD Media or the CD is ...
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ESXi Windows Server 2003 Guest 32-bit Installation gets stuck on blue Starting Windows screen?

I'm trying to install Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition 32-bit as a guest on ESXi 5.1 for testing purposes; but when I try to install it, it gets stuck on the blue Starting Windows screen and the ...
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Explorer.exe not starting after login on Windows Server 2003 (Terminal Services and console)

When users login to a Windows Server 2003 R2 running Terminal Services they have a blank desktop. Upon inspection, explorer.exe is not running. When I login as administrator, using either RDP or to ...
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Force close an open port in Windows Server 2003

On a server running Windows Server 2003 I killed the TS-service (specifically the svchost.exe which belongs to terminal services). The service is not running anymore but the server is still listening ...
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Access denied, source SideBySide, SHELL32 error on an Windows 2003, IIS 6.0 server

I'm getting this error on an Windows 2003/IIS 6.0 web server while the server is running. This is a new server. Event Type: Error Event Source: SideBySide Event Category: None Event ID: 59 Date: ...
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Set windows permissions to allow modify, but not execute

Is it possible to set permissions on a folder in Windows (Server 2003 64bit) so that an account can write and modify, but not execute? If I set modify permissions, windows seems to insist I also set ...
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Default client printer permissions on 2003 terminal server

Is it possible to change default permissions of printers that are created on terminal server sessions by clients? We have a terminal server that is shared between our head and branch offices and ...
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Clone Windows Scheduled Tasks

I would like to copy all scheduled tasks on a computer with Windows Server 2003 to another Server 2003 computer. I can guarantee that all executables will be available on the new computer. Can I do ...
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MSN Messenger all of a sudden refuses to connect

The clients in my domain could always connect to MSN-Messenger. This week, al of a sudden connection fails with error code 80072ee7. Troubleshooting learns that there is a problem with the "Keyports". ...
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Delete temporary internet files on a terminal server (Server 2003)

Are there any apps or scripts that will remove all temporary internet files for all users on a windows 2003 terminal server.
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Windows Server 2003 Temporary Internet Files filling with hidden junk?

I have a server running Windows Server 2003. Nobody uses the internet from this machine. If I go to C:\Documents and Settings\(user)\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files and right-click for ...
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ntrights equivalent/replacement for Server 2008

Does anyone know what or if there exists a replacement utility for the Server 2000/Server 2003 command line tool ntrights on Server 2008? More info on this utility (for those that don't know what it ...
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Why does SYSTEM “Privilege Use” event cause another program to crash?

This is an odd one that I've been trying to track down for while. I am not a server administrator, but a programmer/developer, but, sadly, at my company, I probably have the most knowledge of how to ...
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Manage a Windows 2003 Active Directory Domain with PowerShell?

Can you manage a Windows 2003 functional level domain with the Active Directory PowerShell modules? The modules were introduced with Server 2008 R2, so they don't work on Server 2003, but I have read ...
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Win2k3: What files can be deleted from the System drive, and what tool to delete them?

The strategic question is "How do I maximize free space on the System drive," and includes such things as disk compression, changing the TEMP environment variable, removing the hibernation file, ...
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What is the $hf_mig$ directory for in Windows Server 2003?

What is the $hf_mig$ directory for in Windows Server 2003, and can I delete it?
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Install Windows 2003 Server R2 Std on PowerEdge 2950 without Floppy

I can't seem to get Windows installed into this Dell PowerEdge 2950 server (As embarrassing as it is). The server has no floopy and the install needs a RAID driver (Perc 5/i). So far I have tried: ...
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Is there a way to run PsExec specifying a user name and password (-u -p) when running as Local System?

I have a Windows Service running as Local System on Windows Server 2003 and I'm trying to use PsExec to run a command as another user (using the -u -p parameters) but I keep getting Access is denied. ...
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Connecting two lans over internet with Microsoft Ras

I have the following structure 20 computers in city 1 with lan 192.168.0.1/24 15 computers in city 2 with lan 192.168.1.1/24 both connected to the internet with ADSL modems (ADSL Modem with ip ...
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Unable to Join Windows 8.1 Pro Clients to domain on windows server 2003

I have several Windows 8.1 Pro machines which will not join our domain on Windows Server 2003. These are brand new machines which were deployed at the same time as several others which DID join the ...