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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Data loss with roaming profiles on login on two different computers

We have a Windows server 2003 system with Active Directory and all of our users have roaming profiles. One of the users let someone login with his username and password on a different computer (2) ...
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Which permissions need to be assigned to a normal user to allow him to change SHARE permissions?

As in the subject - I am wondering, which permissions (if it is possible) do I need to assign to a regular user to modify the share permissions - e.g. to add another user with full control ...
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Script to check the TIME on all servers listed in %FILENAME%

I would like to check the time on a bunch of windows 2003 and 2008 servers listed in an excel file, i.e. (serverlist.txt) and output to another file. Is this possible.
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Preventing quickbooks from starting on all users

This might be an easy question but I have to ask it. Only three users out of 200 use quick books on term server. How can I prevent quicksbooks from starting its tray and autoupadates for each users ...
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Does Window 2003 standard server with IIS 6.0 support MVC 4?

I'm upgrating MVC 2.0 application to MVC 4.0. The MVC 2.0 is deployed on MS Window Server 2003 Standard x64 Edition Service Pack 2 with IIS 6.0 After upgrating the web application Can I deploy MVC 4 ...
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Migrate AD DS Server 2003 to Server 2008 R2

I would like to get a couple opinions Found this article online and wanted to know if it is good to follow ...
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Windows 2003 registry corrupt - endless reboot

Windows 2003 will run the loading screen then it stop with "Stop c000218 registry file failure or corrupt. The registry can not load the hive \systemroot\system32\config\security" then it start a ...
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Time difference between servers after disaster recovery

We are running an old training system based on Windows Server 2003 and XP-clients. The solution is rather simple with four servers, two of them beeing DC:s. Everything is preconfigured and that goes ...
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Fixing a corrupted Windows Server 2003 server

I have a Windows Server 2003 server that is being mainly used for some reporting done in SQL Server. Recently Windows has started complaining about being corrupted, we are getting an NTFS error 55: ...
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DIR $file “File Not Found” vs DIR $filedir shows it…not permissions, not USB

I was having this problem before on a USB drive, but now it's happening on my main RAID5-backed hard disk: 2013-10-17 9:37 C:\>dir "C:\Shares\Shared\Reference\Safety Management System\Vid eo ...
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Distributed Transaction failure with Windows Server 2008

I'm having a problem with a new server setup. Distributed Transactions started by the application server to the new server are failing, but they work fine with an existing database server. I need ...
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How to clean up Badmail directory?

I was inherited this server so I'm not yet fully familiar with its setup. However, I noticed that C:\inetpub\mailroot\Badmail\ directory contains ~400,000 files. For now I do not want to delete the ...
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Does removing an imported *.adm template from a GPO also disable all settings?

I have a GPO that consists of several imported *.adm templates, which I now need to remove (due to an update to the software they relate to). I know how to remove the templates, but I can't find any ...
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Collecting Web traffic and monitoring reports [closed]

My company is a med home health company and I have been tasked with seeing what people are doing on the internet. There's been a lot of people complaining of people shopping, surfing internet, etc on ...
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best approach for small network cut off from main domain

I'm not an IT guy so please bear with me, any helpful approaches for this would be great. My team and I are working in a field project that essentially made us physically move to a new location, ...
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Specific web pages won't load from within domain network

Several months ago...my entire work domain network started having problems accessing yahoo.com. The web page appears as though there is some sort of scripting error...i.e. pictures and news feeds ...
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GPO's are being denied although filtering criteria is met

What I am trying to achieve We use centralised printing in one office only, so I need to ensure that in this office the relevant network printers exist when a user logs on to a Terminal Server, as ...
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Windows Server 2003 Task Scheduler Fails to Kill Task Unless I'm Logged in

I am having problems with a process started by a Windows task that is not being killed properly after it has run for a pre-determined amount of time even though the Windows task is created to kill the ...
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network drive auto disconnect after 10 mins in windows server 2003

I am working on windows server 2003 and when i run my script , it access data from remote network drive x: . so windows cannot make connection after 10 minutes , when i log off my computer. ...
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windows 2003 extend dynamic system boot volume without losing data

Ok, I know there are many topics on this but I just need clear cut answer. Simply, how do I extend C:\ up to end of unallocated space WITHOUT DATA LOSS? I've done my research and MS KB says you ...
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Big problems with AD gpo

I have a problem with a gpo on AD. Well, I have a domain root where I have only one domain policy. In the policy there is a permission on "log on as service" and two 2 groups added. Down the root I ...
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Samba name mangling too mangled to be practical

Switched recently from W2K3 to Samba4.0.9/CentOS6.4 for our fileshare for WinXP clients. Have an ancient (1995!) piece of software that uses 8.3 filename format. After the switch, long filenames ...
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How to design a simple Ubuntu File Server with XP clients network: accounts system

I want to switch from an old Windows Server 2003 server with Active Directory to a simple Ubuntu fileserver in a kind of school building with Windows XP client machines, with a minimum impact to ...
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High disk usage in CSRSS.EXE

I recently started working on the server for a certain software (Tango). The users complained that it recently became extremely low, so I used an application (ProcessHacker) to see the resource usage ...
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MS SQL Express is not enough - whats to do?

I now have my first bigger project of my own. I invested around 500 working hours and the project is done. It's actual ASP.Net with C# and Linq to SQL, the platform is an MS SQL Server 2005 Express ...
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Strange behavior of Windows Server 2003 task scheduler

I've got a task, which runs fine while launching it with "Right click / Run" in the scheduler, but fails with a weird "SQL Server login fail" due to bad login while ran automatically at specified ...
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Extending System Partition Windows 2003 Server

I'm currently trying to find a method to extend the system partition for Windows 2003 Server. I've been trying to use GParted, however I keep running into the issue below. Is there something that ...
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RAID 1+0 drives upgrade [duplicate]

My server has two 72GB drives. I want to upgrade them to higher capacity drives without losing the data. Can I simply replace the hard drives one at a time and wait till rebuilding is done?
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WinXP GPO folder direction update ignored? Errors re: old path

I have a W2K3 server that's an AD DC. It has a GPO in place that directs users' Desktop and My Documents folders to \\oldserver\Users$\<username>. I wanted to migrate their folders to another ...
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Access Server 2003 formatted HDD from W7 installation

I have a server problem, not sure what the best approach may be. The scenario is this: OS: Server 2003 The OS was on dedicated IDE drive; there are 2x1TB SATA drives which were in a Windows software ...
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My Documents folder not being redirected via Folder Redirection Group Policy

I have Folder Redirection applied for My Documents to users that log on to Windows 8 machines. The GPO is set and applied using a Windows Server 2003 machine. The My Music, My Pictures and My Videos ...
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Frequent Loss of Domain Connectivity

I have this one new Windows 7 desktop that (and it's clones (different network IDs)) looses domain trust relationship much more often than any other Windows 7 computers in the office. We use 2003 as ...
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How can I find which program is making a specific network request?

I have 2 Windows Server 2003 boxes that sit idle, for the most part, on weekends. Yet when I look at my router's DNS logs, both machine's are making many requests for www.yahoo.com when there's nobody ...
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Emails Delayed for hours at server

I manage a network where we utilize Gmail as our email provider and Bluehost as our domain host. Recently we have been experiencing an issue where a few emails are delayed for several hours. After ...
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Group policies not being applied

I have 3 Group Policies set, and I wish to apply them as follows - Default Domain Policy - Every logon RDP File - Only when logging on to a machine in the dynedrewett.com\DD\Workstations\ OU Folder ...
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DELL PROLIANT SERVER -INSTALLING WITHOUT CD DRIVE

I have a dell proliant server 2500 which has NO CD or DVD drives and no connectors on the motherboard. I want to install operating system and when i check BIOS, boot options, there is only Hard disk ...
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Apache 2.4.3 on Windows Server 2003 : HTTP OK, but connection reset on HTTPS

Uniform Server - 8-Coral on Windows 2003 Server. Apache/2.4.3 (Win32) OpenSSL/1.0.1c PHP/5.4.9 When I start the Apache service everything works fine. Both HTTP and HTTPS respond. After a while, ...
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File Access Info and How to Password protect a folder

One of our HR girls put a file in an open directory that everyone could see. We know an employee or employees looked at this info and stole some of the info. Is there away to see what users accessed a ...
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Windows Server 2003 - AT command for repeating a scheduled Task

Is it possible to use the AT command to create a scheduled task that repeats every X minutes? I can use AT to make one that repeats daily/weekly/monthly, but haven't seen a minute/hourly repeat. I can ...
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WS2003 network drive gets deactivated after restart

windows server 2003 OS runs sql backups regularly and periodically i have to restart once in a while. when the restart takes place the network drive(H) becomes deactivated which i do not understand ...
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connect to windows server 2003 from redhat linux client through ssh

I want to connect windows server 2003 remotely from red hat Linux client. I know that Linux has SSH but windows doesn't have. So is there any way.
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Access denied when attempting login to servers with Domain Users via RDP

I have a VM server, with VSphere, I have 2 windows server 2003 VMs: A server holds the DNS, DC and AD roles. IIS holding a web platform that allows Domain Admins to create new Domain Users (which are ...
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Windows: Have a new user to utilize another user profile

This is a bit tricky and hope you can help me. I'm migrating from an old domain to a new one lots of Windows Servers, now I'm in a point where some years ago somebody set up two VMs (Win 2k3) to run a ...
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How do I stop users folder redirection

I am setting up a new Windows Server 2003 machine, and with it I've set up a new Group Policy that includes Folder Redirection. I accidentally linked this new GP to the wrong OU, and Folder ...
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Is there any way to get list of online users in network?

we've a domain based wired network, I want to know how many users are online or when they used their computer, Is there any way to figure it out? PS : our clients are windows XP and our server is ...
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Truobles with Windows Update Domain Policy on Windows Server 2003

I got a problem with Windows Update Domain Policy. The Domain Policy is configured with automatic automatic download of updates, but dont installation (Option 3). Everytime i check the policy and ...
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Windows 2003 AD Certificate services failed on primary DC?

Cert services show error: Event ID: 5 Description: Certificate Services could not find required registry information. The Certificate Services may need to be reinstalled. I have manualy removed CA ...
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Make programs and profiles use D:\ by default

I've just had to set up an install of Windows Server 2003 (SP2) as a Terminal Server (due to compatibility issues with a program we use), and I'm looking to make some changes. By default, all ...
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Partitioning is taking a long time. How to I get to my data in the meantime?

On Windows Server 2003, we started a job to shrink a an overly large partition. This shrinking is already taking 9 hours (no errors thrown), but now it is in the middle of our peak traffic time in the ...
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w32time on win 2003 not syncing

We have a Windows 2003 file server with a Windows 2008 R2 DC. For a while this has been working fine, but now the time on the file server is drifting and not synching any more. The file server is a ...