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

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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 ...
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How to disable/setup same name and same password authentication between two windows PCs on the same network?

My Experiment I set up a simple network with two computers, both on the same work group. I created a local user 'A' with password 'A' on Computer 1. And then I created an identically named local ...
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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 ...