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

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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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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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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 ...
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How to increase maximum client connections in remote access Windows Server Standard 2012

I am trying to figure out how to change maximum client connections number (red circle on the picture) http://i43.tinypic.com/16hkvfq.jpg I've tried to find some info on Windows forums and Google ...
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Remote desktop hyper-v right click issue

I have a remote virtual server running on hyper-v. There right click is not working. Initially it started working fine, but after a while i'm facing the following issues * if i click the right mouse ...
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Set Default Program for All Users on Server

I work with a large server environment that's running Windows Server 2003, 2008, and 2012 now on some boxes. We have a custom-built log viewer program that associates with two file types that I'd like ...
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Windows Server 2003 Graphics Issue

A few days ago I restarted my server, it may have installed a few updates, but after it started it looked really off. The drop shadows are not showing even though they're enabled, MS Office 07 and ...
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Make RDP full screen on secondary or multiple monitors?

I want my RDP or remote desktop window to occupy the whole area of my secondary screen (which is bigger than primary). I tried everything in this microsoft doc and it does not work - ...
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Can't install windows server 2003

Guys i can't install Win 2003 it's giving me an error not enough space the screenshot here Please direct me to the right path, i'm beginner in Windows Server, thanks.
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Enabling or disabling NIC remotely with windows 2008

I've been trying to enable or disable a NIC on Windows 2003 Server from a Windows 2008 Server PC. After googling around a bit, the command should be something like this: netsh -r remotecomputer ...
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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 see which user I am logged in as on a Network Share?

IIS on my development computer (Windows 7) cannot access a windows share (Windows Server 2003), so I try to log in manually and verify that the share works for that account. For trouble shooting ...
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“You can only import binary registry files from within the registry editor.”

I get that error double-clicking this file on Win 2003: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print\Printers\Back Office Copier\DsDriver] ...
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Can't find server serial number

I am trying to find the serial number of a windows server 2003 R2. I used a lot of tools but i couldn't find the serial number. Note that i want the serial number and not the product key. I also ...
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How can I limit an Active Directory user to only use mstsc

I would like to create a domain user with the sole permission to run the MSTSC program, or activate RDP from a desktop icon. I don't want that user to be able to do anything else on the server he ...
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Force shutdown of Windows VM via ACPI or script

At work we've got a Windows Server 2003 VM that we want to shut down when the host operating system (Linux) shuts down. We have this working except for when a user has logged in and locked the screen. ...
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Occasional refusal to boot

My PC (custom-built, dual booting Server 2k3 and Arch Linux) will occasaionally refuse to boot up. It will pass the BIOS screen and I will get past NTLDR and SYSLINUX (in my case NTLDR is the primary ...
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Get password of a user

Is it possible to get the password of a user in Windows Server 2003? I am an administrator and have full access rights to the machine. I just need to get the passwords of a couple regular users on the ...
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Windows Server 2003 R2 vs 2008 R2 vs 2012 as a file server

I am using Windows Server 2003 R2. We have about 100 PCs which are connected to this server and by using network connection. We are planning to upgrade it to other newer version. So I was looking for ...
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COMPACT /U command does not decompress large 25GB file

I have a 25GB file that was incorrectly set as NTFS-compressed because the directory where it is had been marked as compressed when it was created. I am trying to decompress it. The file is currently ...
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Windows 7 machines can't ping or access Windows Server 2003

Our network is served by a Windows 2003 Server machine, using Active Directory for users security management. There are more than 60 machines connected on a daily basis and most of our files are ...
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Reset Accounts on an old Computer [duplicate]

I’m interning at a small software company and trying to set up a local server. I’ve found two old machines that are available for use, running Windows XP and Windows Server 2003. However, no one ...
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Cannot Connect to Windows Server Using a Particular IP

We have a Windows server 2008 running as web server. The Server has two IP's (A and B) added to it. We were able to use both the IP's for remote desktop connections and FTP connections. All of a ...
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user deletion and re-addition causing issues

On a windows server 2003 system I accidentally deleted a user account and immediately re-added it. Now on her local machine the profile is being ?corrupted? [and creating a temporary profile] running ...
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Apply registry settings via group policy, server 2003

I Windows 7 Workstations, I need to disable a certain Outlook plugin across the entire domain. I need to change this D-WORD key in the registry: ...
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“Security Warning” comes up when I run via another program

If I execute vmmap from the command line it works fine. However, if I call some other program and pass vmmap as a paramater for this other program to start the execution, then I get this "security ...
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How do I obtain Windows command line report of total committed memory (commit charge)?

I want to have a small batch script which runs on a server and every hour logs memory statistics. I already have the script log the process-specific info I want via other tools, but I want to know of ...
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Win 2003 Junction Point to Remote Unix Share

Env : Windows Server 2003 with already established shared folders over the local Domain via Windows DC and AD. - Linux box being used as a fileserver with the folder /files/share being R+W by all ...
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How to sync time on a client with the server time

I changed the time of a windows server 2003 manually (3 minutes). How can I force the clients to sync their time with the server? The clients run on windows xp - 7 and 8. Any kind of help is much ...
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cmd > attrib - Unable to change attribute

I'm following this tutorial because I'm having problems with the Task Scheduler service: http://technicallyeasy.net/2010/10/how-to-fix-keyset-does-not-exist-for-scheduled-tasks-in-windows/ Basically ...
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Server Computer is not listed in My Network places

The server computer is not listed in my network places, when I opened the network from the client computer. We are using Windows 2003 Server and all other client computer installed Windows 7 64-bit. ...
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How to set path variable in Windows Server 2003?

Can someone help me figure out how to set a variable path in Windows Server 2003? I am trying to do the below code which is not working. Update: My issue might actually be that the CURRENT PATH ...
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Shadow backup not available

We are using windows server 2003 R2. In the server we have enabled the shadow backup for 4 drives& that can be accessible from any of client pcs. But in one windows 7 home pc we cannot access ...
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Remotely Detect Windows Server Service Pack Level

One of our web servers just failed PCI-DSS compliance because the vuln. scan detected the OS was Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 (obviously very outdated!). My question is how did the vuln scan ...