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

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Hamachi Goes Offline

I am running Server 2003 R2 and I have Hamachi installed. When I log off of the server, Hamachi is no longer connected. The Hamachi service is indeed started and seems to stay running, however from ...
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How to get reminders to throw in shared or public calendar Outlook 2003

Want to setup a calendar in the office that one of the departments can add items to and then receive reminders as you would in personal calendar. I have tried a couple approaches, 1. Setup a calendar ...
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Application fails to send email with attahments

I have an application that emails reports as attachments. it works in all clients' sites except for one. i am using a gmail account there. all the settings are right, outlook express can send email ...
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What's wrong with this net use command?

I am entering the following command on Windows Server 2003 net use X: \\Samba_Server\gis /user:Administrator <admin-pwd> /persistent:yes And I get the following error: System error 1326 ...
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What is the preferred way to schedule a Windows Server 2003 Job

Having spent the last decade primarily on Linux systems, my Windows knowledge is a bit rusty, and I am out looking things up as well as asking here. Also, I am not looking for a discussion, but, ...
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How To Create A Windows Server 2003 Permanant UNC/Mapped Drive

I have been looking around at various question and help sites but still need some clarification on how to create either a Windows share or find documentation on how to specify the correct UNC path ...
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Hosting a home website, unable to see from outside home network

I have Windows server 2k3 installed on the web server. I have it configured to listen to traffic on port 80. I am running a simple website using the XAMPP stack. Again, have this configured to listen ...
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making windows scheduler run once a minute

So the task is setup to run "every 1 minute(s) from 12:00AM for 1 hour(s) every day, starting 4/15/2013". The last run time is 2:51:15PM and the current time is 3:00PM. So why isn't the task been ...
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Windows commands not working

I have tried to run several different windows commands and most of them return an error message. i first ran taskkill, then tasklist, and then systeminfo and none seemed to work. C:\>tasklist ...
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Why do netsh ip delete commands run so slowly in Windows Server 2003?

So a coworker accidentally added an entire /20 (~4000 ips) to a Windows 2003 Server. I generated a simple batch file with all the necessary lines to remove these IPs. The commands do work and remove ...
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When removing Admistrator to folder permission, user cant access the folder

I created FolderA and set permission for Administrator, Creator Owner, SYSTEM and UserA. I even uncheck the Allow inheritance Permission UserA should have access to FolderA UserA can access FolderA ...
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CruiseControl.NET - Issues with IIS6 on Windows Server 2003

I am trying to run the Cruise Control.net web dashboard on a Windows Server 2003 machine with IIS6 and I am running into the following error when I go to the default landing page for the dashboard: ...
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Performing a regex replace on a 900 MB logfile

My beloved TextPad says "out of memory" after a while when trying to perform this operation. Next best (i.e. simplest/fastest) free tool to do this?
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The authentication mechanism is unknown

I'm attempting to authorize access to a third party program by checking their credentials against Active Directory using NTLM. This solution has been working for a long time - as it a rolled out ...
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Disappearing shared folder?

I had the sharing that had been setup on a folder mysteriously disappear over the weekend (the folder itself was left alone) and I am at a loss to figure out what could have caused this to happen. I ...
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Why don't hard link destinations on Windows Server 2003 immediately show the proper file size and last modified time?

I wanted to create hardlinks to files on Windows Server 2003 and I stumbled upon the superuser question hardlinks on ntfs with windows. I tried mklink as one of the answers suggested and found that ...
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Set up my own DNS server

I have my own registered domain. I want to set up my own DNS server and host a website completely independent of any third party hosting service. I have Windows Server 2003 and have installed the ...
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“StickyKeys” popup whenever pressing Shift in Remote Desktop session to Server 2003 from Windows 7

I am connecting from a Windows 7 workstation to a Server 2003 server, and it seems the "StickyKeys" dialogue box (on the server side) appears whenever Shift is pressed- even if it is just pressed once ...
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How to sync files between 2 servers on the internet?

We are trying sync files between 2 Windows servers. These servers are not on the same network. A process on server 1 generates the file. A process on server 2 needs to consume the file. At first ...
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How to create drive partitions in Windows Server 2003 Enterprise (x64)

I want to create D: ,E:,and F: drives, I have Windows Server 2003 Enterprise (x64) on vm player, i've tried : Administrative Tools > Computer Management > Storage > Disk Management > and right click ...
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How do I 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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“USB device has malfunctioned” with no USB devices attached

I have a Win2k3 x64 server. I just took the system down to upgrade from a Promise RAID controller to an Areca. I created the new RAID array and cloned the system over fine, and the system is back up. ...
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Telnet to windows host backspace key wrong

When telneting to a windows host from a linux guest, attempts to use the backspace key leads to odd characters being output - and nothing being deleted. Is there something to get the windows telnet ...
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Folder Names on Start Menu then its directory

Is there any way I can make Windows Server 2003 show the name of folder I opened on Start Menu then whole directory of it, e.g. now I got 4 folders opened and they all showing me this, C:\Documents ...
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Do we really need to purchase licenses?

I just got hired on to do some basic IT work(installing software, making sure people can print, etc) to help them save some money instead of going to an IT company for every little thing. The company ...
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FTP client fails on Windows Server 2003 R2 (64bit)

Dell server, running Windows 2003 R2 (64-bit). I cannot FTP from this server using ftp.exe. I have other users sharing the Internet connection and they are having the same problem. Basically it ...
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Windows 7 can't access shared folder on Windows Server 2003

I have a Windows Server 2003 in my local network, made a shared folder with permissions for the specific user. But the user can't access this shared folder from other Windows 7 PCs on the network. I ...
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How to remove orphaned “ATM ELAN Connection” from Windows 2003 server

Although there are no ATM or similar adapters into a PC running Windows 2003 server, two connections named "ATM ELAN Connection" appear in the Network Connections. The related device appears in the ...
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websocket behind a firewall

I have a computer with a strong CPU and a lot of memory (strongy) running Windows Server 2008 R2, that is blocked by a firewall from any access from the outside world. I have a computer with a weak ...
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Reassociating profile with domain

I have a Windows 7 machine that has been part of a Windows 2003 SBS domain for well over a year now. When I arrived back to work today from about two weeks off, I powered up my machine and tried to ...
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Keep RDP from locking session in Server 2012

I am running windows Server 2012 with two users. I have an app that takes a screenshot of a game console that runs under each user. The problem I am having is that I can't detach the Remote Desktop ...
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Searching for files in Windows Server 2003 matching one of multiple words

I need to search through a disk with lots of files for any documents (PDF, DOC, DOCX, XLS, etc.) that have a file name matching one or more of a couple hundred of words. The built-in search tool is ...
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Give Access to a Subdirectory Without Giving Access to Parent Directories

I have a scenario involving a Windows file server where the "owner" wants to dole out permissions to a group of users of the following sort: \\server\dir1\dir2\dir3: Read & Execute and Write ...
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Setting up a home network

I'm trying to get my head around how to do this with the equipment I have. Here's how it is.. I have an old laptop that has server 2003 installed on it. This has no wireless NIC, but I have a spare ...
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Ceridian HR-Payroll Source SQL error

We are using an old piece of software from Ceridian called Source this is a HR Payroll piece of software. I cannot phone their support as we no longer have a contract but use the software for archive ...
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Windows Server 2003 - Start program before login

I would like to run a program before login. But not one that terminates. It is basically a rabbitmq client that constantly polls a message queue or whatever. The reason I want to do this is is just ...
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I have Internet acess without default gateway IP. Strange for me

Every time I want to connect to a new machine I am allowed to connect(wire) to the internet the next day. Once connected I can disconnect for hours and I get the internet again. The router is set to ...
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How to chain multiple remote desktop jumps in windows machines?

Is it possible to start a remote desktop connection and once you get in automatically start another remote connection to another server with different credentials? Like so: My pc -> winxp with ...
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Determine IP address of an alias not in HOSTS file?

We have an application that references the database connection via a common alias, let's say datatier, and futher that alias is generally stored in the HOSTS file. However, it's not in the HOSTS file ...
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How to add a CPU to win 2003 serv

I added a cpu to my vm 2003. I needed an instruction how to set up new processor affinity to my serv win 2003
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The service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion

I've searched but didn't find appropriate answer, so i create my own question. We have a few Windows 2003 SP2 servers, each running .NET services launched from both local machine and windows share. ...
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How to limit users internet connection in a local internet?

We have LAN in our company. Right now internet is shared among the LAN through our Windows Server 2003. I want to have a VPN server on our server computer so users should connect to this VPN server if ...
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Administrator can run a application but produces error while a administrator previllaged user can run without error

I have an application which can run as admin prevailed user without error but while administrator runs it it produces error. The input string was not in correct format-application error. I tried to ...
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Access denied when trying to move a file via command line

Edited I need to move a subfolder to another subfolder. When I use this command: move e:\rootfolder\sourcefolder c:\rootfolder\destfolder I get Access is denied. Notice how the source drive is e: ...
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Correct usage of Windows Server on network?

I have two routers, one with dhcp turned on and the other with it off. this is a functioning home network. Now, I am trying to integrate into it a windows server. Should the windows server be doing ...
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Remove chinese characters in foldername

I am running windows server 2003 and I need to find a way to mass rename folders that contains chinese characters. Basically I want to remove chinese characters but if I remove it then the folder name ...
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fsutil can't create more than 4 hard links to a file in win srv 2003?

I got an error message when I created 5th hard link to a file using fsutil: Error: An attempt was made to create more links on a file than the file system supports. I was quite surprised ...
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Prefer IPv6 over IPv4 in Windows Server 2003

I am running Windows server 2003 and my Firefox browser keeps using IPv4 instead of IPv6. Well at least http://ipv6-test.com/ says that my browser uses IPv4. How can I force it to prefer IPv6 over ...
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FORFILES not deleting files in subdirectory

Below is my forfiles one-liner: FORFILES /P "X:\LOGS\HS" /S /M *.log /D -1 /C "CMD /C del /Q @FILE"qq ~q Although I have the /S option to delete log files in X:\LOGS\HS, there are several ...
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Internal drive does not appear in the Recycle Bin Properties

Windows 2003 Server, 2GB internal NTFS drive. It's not showing on the recycle bin properties. How do I fix this?