Windows Server 2003 is a version of Windows released in 2003, designed for server use.

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Windows server always log in using last known good configuration

I used windows server 2003. I can fill the username and password, but after that my windows server there is no response or in other words my windows can not log in to the desktop I try used "last ...
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Windows Server 2003/2008 RDP session limit

I have a windows server 2003 installation (which may be upgraded to 2008 in the future) configured for the default of 2 remote desktop sessions. I have a requirement to allow more sessions if ...
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Shutting down machine without having to press the physical button

On a Windows Server 2003, whenever we want to shut it down, after Windows completed its stops, we have a display saying that we can now properly shut down the machine. "It is now safe to shut down ...
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Best practice on how to update & reboot a live server [closed]

We have a business critical server that has not been re-booted in over 2 years. It is running Windows Server 2003, with SQL Server 2005 (SP3), Visual Studio 2005 and 2008R2, and has numerous versions ...
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Get count of computers in domain

In our company we've one domain as primary with some child domains, now I wanna get count of all computers in my network. I know we can get that in active directory (computer object), but it seems ...
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Nagios NRPE plugin check_ad

i've reading about this problem much and trying to solve it on my own ways but still not luck. I've running debian 7 as nagios server. Problem is that i cant check state of my Active Directory Domain ...
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Using the Server 2003 product key for a limited time on 2 computers

I just made a virtual machine of my physical Windows Server running Server 2003. I now wonder, what happens if I activate the virtual machine? Will the physical machine refuse to work because of a ...
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Active Directory: Swap two users' home folders

I have an AD domain w/ some users. Each user has a home folder that's on a shared network drive. Due to a silly situation, two users have been using each other's accounts for a long time (including ...
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How to find every user's quota files in a Windows server 2003?

I have a Windows server 2003 R1 with 150 users using some folders in a disk limited by quotas. I am asking users to delete old files but it happens that they do not know which files are their own so ...
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Can't ping a client PC from a Windows Server 2003 R2 Server SP2

I recently installed a Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2, for a Kronos Workforce Timekeeper Server. Now, the server is able to connect to the internet, and I can ping its IP Ad from other PCs. However, ...
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How to run some cmd commands in all network clients?

I have administrator rule on my network (running windows server 2003). How I can run some (4 or 5) cmd commands on all clients. I have heard it is done via active dorectory, but How?
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Refresh windows services through cmd

I am trying to refresh the state of a specific service on windows server 2003. I tried using refresh <service instance> but if I run this I get this error: 'refresh' is not recognized as an ...
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Directly open removable storage in windows server 2000/2003

I am trying to figure out if it is possible to run a command line that would open the removable storage portion of the Computer Management tool in Windows Server 2000 and 2003. I know it is possible ...
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Set IME for all users (Windows Server 2003 or later)

I want to set default settings for IME (Input Method Editor) for all users to be added in the future. Is it possible in the GUI, without registry hacking? For example, I want , by default when a new ...
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2003R2 Domain Controller denies remote Login

This is a german system, so i do my best to translate, but as i dont hve access to an english system, some grpos- and policy-names are just good guesses, so some finetunig translation bY someone ...
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Removing or Changing the BIOS

I have one IBM server (x3630 M4) which supports windows server 2008 and above only. I have win server 2003 R2 license and its CAL. So I need to install the same in that IBM server. IBM provided one ...
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Borland C++ Application on Windows Server 2003 [closed]

My Application is written in Borland C++ and runs on Windows 2003 Server. When I invoke the application an error window pops up displaying this error message: myapp.exe has encountered a problem ...
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The procedure entry point could not be located in in kernel32.dll

I'm getting this error. I've read (link below) that it was added in Service Pack 2, but I already have service pack 2? Procedure entry point EncodePointer could not be located in kernel32.dll ...
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Prohibit computers from showing in 'Network' in Windows Explorer

Can someone tell me how I can prohibit certain users from seeing the whole network in Windows Explorer? We are in an AD based domain with 2003 schema. I need to restrict users from seeing all ...
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Mac file alias using username in path

I am trying to set up a Mac to access a user's folder on a server. The path might be //server/users/username. Is there a way to make an alias, mount a drive, or something similar for each different ...
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Data corrupted or file not sync properly

I've two sync servers but from secondary data is not opening or corrupted. All kinds of files are not opening, but data restore works successfully. Server name: windows 2003 server
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Windows 7 x64 can't connect to a printer on a 32-bit server

I have a windows 7 64-bit PC which is trying to print on a printer which is hosted by a windows 2003 server. The server is a 32-bit OS. I cant locate any drivers for the printer. I've tried numerous ...
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Remote desktop sessions - can you be active and idle at the same time?

When someone has a state of 'active' and an idle time, does that mean that they are logged into the remote desktop, but haven't used it for 'n' minutes, where 'n' is the idle time? I've been ...
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How to deploy a visual studio 2010 product key over active directory?

I was able to use the installer and /createTransform to make an administrative install point, but for some reason the product key didn't transfer over when the computers installed VS. Is there a way I ...
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Connection fails after one packet, server is unreachable by some clients while reachable by others

I am clueless about this issue. I have a machnine with Windows 2003 Server R2. From time to time the following issue arises: The server is accessible from certain clients From other clients (on the ...
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What is the SwInt service on Windows Server 2003?

On a Windows Server 2003 I get a message stating that a servie SWINTService (probably SwInt Service) did not start. What is this service, what is its purpose?
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SCP server for windows server 2003

Is there any SCP server implementation for windows server 2003? My use case is to get files from windows server 2003 machine using SCP.
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how to close running batch file for few hours daily

We have a batch file which runs continuously in our windows 2003 server because a Java application is depending upon that. However, now I wish to close it automatically for half an hour every day at ...
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Server 2003 box not visible under 'Network' on Win 8.1

I'm trying to map a Server 2003 network drive in Windows 8.1 For some reason, in the 'Map Network Drive' window, the server doesn't show under 'Network' when I click the 'browse' button. Additionally ...
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Internet keeps falling on Windows Server 2003

In my office, the internet is provided by an ADSL modem which is connected to a Windows Server 2003 machine. The other computers in the office are connected to this computer through the network. The ...
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Making new VPN credentials

I have a question about VPN connection login credentials. I am just starting to work at a new job, and am not very familiar with server side, and IT type problems (I am a programmer). I am not able to ...
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How to sent SMS alert when my server goes down?

Previously, we used Total Network Monitor in our organizations to monitor all the systems and their services by adding Mail Alerts. Now we are looking for some kind of SMS message alerts when the ...
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Windows 8 keeps prompting to change expired password

I am a volunteer doing tech support for a local school. One of the teachers tried to log in today and got a message that his password had expired and must be changed. That's expected, since our ...
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Workstation does not unlock when connected remotely to server

I am working on servers using mstsc, and everything works until I lock my workstation. When I try to log back in to my account, I am told my password or user id is invalid. The only way that I can ...
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Delegate some admin roles, but not all?

A client has asked for a group of secondary AD admins, who is supposed to be able to help users do program updates, configure printers etc. The client really want to prevent this group of secondary ...
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Wierd connectivity problems

I'm having some quite confusing problems with the network. First of all, all of the computers can access the internet and mapped drives and so on, the server can ping any LAN computers IP, the ...
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How should I troubleshoot a Qnx ntp synchronisation issue?

I setup the w32time service to act as an ntp server, and it has been confirmed on at least one other client (MacOS X). I've used a few different utilities in Windows that indicate that there indeed is ...
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Unable to delete a file, shows path not found error

Due to some malware attack a file named com7.ini.asp got created in my folder and it is hidden when I browse it through Windows. I tried the following: I gave the whole path in the address bar and ...
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IIS 6.0 unexpectedly stops website

I have brought forth a strange case about my IIS website which, quite simply, stopped working overnight. I have yet to see this problem documented at all, but I doubt that nobody else has had the same ...
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Active directory setting for auto-logon of a computer; Windows Server [duplicate]

I remember there was a setting in Windows Server 2003 that made a user account on the domain auto-logon when the computer booted up. It was just one setting on the server, and not a registry edit on ...
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I can't execute file from shared folder in Windows 2003

I'm working on Windows Server 2003 (Polish version but it doesn't matter, I suppose). I created shared folder which contains some .exe file. I added full control on file and folder to everybody ...
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File marked as locked, always by the same user

The situation is as follows: My user has modify permissions on a network share, as do her colleagues. Whenever someone opens the file, it is locked, and if someone else tries to open it, they are ...
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Share Windows7 and Windows8 erro “to continue, please enter administrator password”

In our network we have a Win2003 Now we try to install windows7 and windows8 for our clients, Our client in active directory have a "Normal User" For example: user "arab" when share one folder in PC ...
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Move my windows 2003 vps server to my own location

I am paying for a company to host my VPS. It's windows 2003 standard server. I'd like to host it myself at my office now that my internet account has been vastly upgraded. Is there any way that from ...
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How to export Windows Task Manager's Information/Tabs?

Is there a way to export the information contain within the Windows Task Manager? I know how to export the processes tab but I'm more interested on the Users Tab. Any help will be greatly ...
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Active Directory users permissions on shared folder [closed]

I have two groups of AD users: Group_R (members: User_1, User_2) Group_RW (members: User_3, User_4) There are two shared folders: Folder 1: \\server\folder_A Permissions: Group_R (read only), ...
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How to view configuration Lync 2013 - Impossible?

I was wondering if there is a way to view the automatically configured connection settings? Basically, I'm just trying to figure out which servers are being connected to on my windows laptop so that I ...
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Delete all files older than 365 days, but exclude certain folders

Edit: After @Mbu answer I realized that my first approach with leading numbers in folders as criteria to exclude isn't the right way. I decided to use a fixed list of folders to exclude. I want to ...
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Configure a Win server 2003 to php

We have a Win server 2003 SP2 that we do not use now but it would be great to turn this into a php server. What we would like is to use the latest php version 5.5.* and all the mod cons, but before i ...
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How can I add some websites link to browser's favorite(bookmark) for users in domain using batch script?

I wanna add some website's link into all users bookmark(favorite in IE) automatically when user log in to windows using batch script or something like that? Is there any policy in windows server 2003 ...