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

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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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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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Log console on remotely

Is there a way to log a console session on remotely. I do not want to access the computer myself, rather allow someone who is sitting there to access it without giving them the username/password. I ...
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Access to mapped network drive from a service

I created a service via srvany.exe like decribed here. This application needs access to a mapped network drive. I manually mapped this drive as local Administrator, but my application/service does not ...
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Move Windows Home Server 2003 Backups to another Windows Home Server 2003 and relink computers to those backups

I currently have Windows Home Server 2003 installed on a machine that I am needing to use for other projects. The purpose of the Windows Home Server 2003 is solely for back up purposes. It is not used ...
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Undoing the Last Installed Windows Updates via Command Line

Using the command line, how can I undo the last installed windows updates?
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How can I allow a Limited User to change TCP/IP settings, while strictly maintaining the principle of least privilege?

In Windows XP or Windows Server 2003: I have a laptop configured with software for network-based vulnerability scanning of systems. The reason this is put on a laptop instead of a desktop or server, ...
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Use logon.bat to REMOVE proxy settings

I have inherited a network which had been using a proxy sever (192.168.0.1:8080). The proxy server has died and I want to force all users to connect without the proxy. Rather than doing this on each ...
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How to find out an unknown PC Server's IP without Monitor

I have a PC Server running but without a monitor. The OS is Windows Server 2003. I can connect my laptop to its network interface. How can I find out its IP?
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Change language for Windows server 2003

I'm currently working in Spain for the week and am having to setup IIS on Windows Server 2003. However the box we've been given is in Spanish which makes it very hard for me to understand. Is it ...
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Can WHS backup Windows Server 2003/2008 Servers too?

I like the automatic backup feature - but perhaps Windows Server has its own function that I don't know of. Is there one? I also like the scheme for data redundancy in Windows Home Server, but I ...
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Windows 7 loses access to network drives

Ok this is an odd one, but is happening often enough its getting quite annoying. I recently installed Windows 7 on my work computer (about 2 months ago) and every so often I lose access to network ...
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Windows live messenger installation on Server 2003 64bit

How to install windows live messenger on windows server 2003 64 bit enterprise edition?
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Install Live Mesh on Windows 2003 Server x64

Is it possible to install Live Mesh on Windows 2003 x64? I just tried with the 64-bit Vista setup file and get "The installation package is not supported by this product type". If I try the 32-bit ...
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How to get the OpenSSL version in a Tomcat 6 installation

After reading the below mentioned article I understand that it is a good practice to check which version of OpenSSL Tomcat is using. https://wiki.apache.org/tomcat/Security/Heartbleed In the article ...
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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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Windows scheduler - Tasks not running when user not logged in

I have Windows Server 2003, with schedules setup via Remote Desktop under one account. That account appears in the 'creator' column too. I have 'Run only if logged on' unticked. When I have logged ...
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Remove Windows Firewall requirement for adding printers

Is there a way to remove the requirement Windows 7 has to have the firewall enabled to add a shared printer to the computer?
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Does anyone know where I can find Winternals Recovery Manager?

I know it has been acquired by Microsoft, but what is its name now?
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Remove Windows server 2003 from my laptop that has both Windows 2003 and Ubuntu

I need to uninstall the Windows 2003 instance from my laptop which has both Ubuntu and Windows server instances installed on it. I am unsure if this is possible and what would be the best method to ...
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Most efficient way to get a large directory listing over network

I'm searching for specific files on a Windows 2003 server directory that contains thousands of files. The directory is part of a network volume that's mounted on my Mac. Right now I'm using find: ...
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Conflicts between 2 NICs

I have an HP server (Windows Server 2003) with 2 external NICs (couldn't get the builtin NIC to work). One is for an internal network of 4 PCs and the other is for part of an Internet-facing ...
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How to force Windows run only 32bits IE8 rather than the 64-bit?

I have a Windows Server 2003 64bits, and it has two IE8 inside, 32-bit and 64-bit. When I run "iexplore.exe", debug in visual studio, clicking links, and etc, the 64-bit will popup and some plugins ...
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Can not access SQLServer database

I'm trying to convert an Access database to use a SQLServer backend. I've upsized the database and everything works on the server, but I'm unable to access it remotely. I'm running SQLServer Express ...
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Setup Windows Media Player 11 to stream from TVersity

I've got TVersity installed on a Windows 2003 server box (work had an extra license that they donated to let me install at home to get some practice setting up/administering a domain etc.) I found ...
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Windows Server 2003 VHD - Evaluation expired message on a fresh installation

I'm running into a strange issue with Windows Server 2003 VHD. I downloaded and installed the VHD on my work machine. After bringing up the Virtual PC instance, I saw the message "30 day evaluation ...
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2 servers and only one way traffic

This has me stumped... I've got an old war horse SBS 2003 server and a server that is a few months old running Server 2008 R2 (Don't ask me why they put 2008 on it when it's so new...). The 2003 ...
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Windows Server 2003 R2 Assigned Letter C to System Reserved Partition

I have a Windows 2003 R2 server that installed a System Reserved Partition of 100MB and the Boot Partition on Disk 0. For some unknown reason, the System Reserved partition is assigned drive letter C. ...
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Thunderbird 31.2.0 “warping” in text-only Compose window on both Linux and Windows

On the latest Tb 31.2.0, with HTML composing disabled, and no signature, I often experience this: I open a new/blank Compose window, or hit reply, and start typing in the main area, only to find that ...
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Can't join Server 2003 domain with XP Pro

I installed windows server 2003 on my laptop using vmware and also installed xp pro using vmware on my desktop pc .. I have setup a domain using the Server 2003 wizard but when I try to set up the XP ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Access intranet via VPN from Windows 7 Home Premium SBS2003

Our office runs SBS2003 and I have always been able to access 'http://companyweb' via VPN. I have now bought a new laptop that runs Windows 7 Home Premium. I am able to connect via VPN. However i can ...
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Terminal Server - Task Manager disapears Windows 2003 Server

A bit of a problem on our Server 2003 Windows, from time to time terminal server manager stops working and I couldn't see any active sessions, so I went over to task manager to see the ...
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Selecting a date in a file based on weekday

I need to look for a friday's date in a filename when the weekday is Monday. All the rest of the days just look for the previous date, but Monday needs to look for Friday's date in the file name. I ...
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Record Line in with auto-splitting

I have a server that serves as a streaming server. It's a Dell PowerEdge 2650 that gets the audio via Line In and uses EDCast to send it off to an Icecast2 server in a datacenter. Everything is ...
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How to copy/paste a shortcut to all users quick launch toolbar?

I'm trying to figure out a way to add ONE new shortcut icon to all 40 user's quick launch toolbar without having to manually paste into 40 folders.
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Scheduled task to restart server and software to monitor server

I have a windows server 2003 that runs low on memory and to solve the problem I restart it. So to help with this I want to set up a scheduled task that restarts the server every night. Any tips on how ...
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FileZilla Misreports File Sizes

I have the task of downloading some backups from our hosted web site and the backup are quite large, 4,755,281KB, yes it's over 4GB. I installed FileZilla and navigated to the remote directory and it ...
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Cannot install FrontPage 2002 Server Extensions on Server 2003

I've followed this Microsoft article to install FrontPage Server Extensions 2002 on Windows Server 2003: To install and enable FrontPage 2002 Server Extensions From the Start menu, click ...
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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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List all files from folders and subfolders in Windows Server 2003 and export it to notepad

I have a server that has over 600 GB of data on one of the drives. I need to list all the files from the folders and subfolders and export that to notepad or to Excel.
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Windows 2003 zip from command line [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you zip a file from the command prompt using ONLY Windows' built-in capability to zip files? Is there a way to zip a file (or group of files) from the command ...
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Which free tools for Windows Server 2003 R2 can I use to transfer files over a Terminal Services session? [closed]

Is there a free (as in free beer) software to send files over a Terminal Services session? I'm already aware of non-free tools like TSFTP. I'm using Windows Server 2003 R2.
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Microsoft websites Not opening?

we are facing a problem like we are not able open any of microsoft sites and Norton anti virus sites please give a solution for this.
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Comparing directories in Windows, what built-in tools to use?

I need to compare a large number of files (100K+), I cannot add crazy any applications to the server I am working on, so I am using COMP. It seems to be ok for the job, but I cannot find any ...
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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 ...