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

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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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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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Is it better to run OpenSSH in cygwin or freesshd (on Windows Server 2003)

I found an article on Petri that explains how to install OpenSSH to Windows via cygwin. I know that OpenSSH is basically the standard SSH server for *nix distros and was wondering if that means it's ...
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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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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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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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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 intalled 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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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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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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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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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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Can I delete the contents of WINNT\SoftwareDistribution\Download\ on Server 2003?

We have a small server running Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition, SP2 that only has 12GB of HD space. The C:\WINNT\SoftwareDistribution\Download\ folder is taking up over 1 GB of space. Is it ...
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How do Windows domains work?

I saw that I can make PC_A an e.g. Windows Server 2008 a domain controller simply by running dcpromo After that, I can create a user e.g. George, which is a user in the domain of controller e.g ...
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Unlocking a PC inside a network environment

Sometimes I run against the problem that someone has locked its PC but I need to look and see if I can reboot that PC. Is there a remote way to unlock the PC without logging out the user that is ...
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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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Salvage SVN repository from dead Windows Server 2003

I cannot start the server but I can access the file system (I connected the hard drive by SATA-to-USB to on my laptop) and I want to transfer the repository to new installation (I use win32svn server ...
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Using powershell to manage Active Directory running on Windows Server 2003?

I would like to create a script that can use the ActiveDirectory module in powershell (from a remote machine). From what I understand I need to have Active Directory Web Services (ADWS) installed for ...
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Preventing Keystroke Hijacking

Is it virtually impossible to prevent keyboard Hijacking either at home or even at work? I mean you can't block anyone from hijacking your keystrokes at work or home or both correct? If there are ...
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How is it possible to list all folders that a particular user/group has permissions on?

Is it possible to list all folders/files that a given group has explicit permissions on, for a machine running Windows Server 2003? If so, how? It would be nice to see inherited permissions as ...
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Windows 2003 Admin Pack - Version/Replacement compatable with Win 7 Pro 32-bit

I just upgraded my laptop from XP Pro to Win 7 Pro 32-bit version and I need to install the Windows Server 2003 Administration Tools Pack but the site and the installer say it is not compatible with ...
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Cannot connect to server via Remote Desktop Connection

(I am new to all this so please bear with me :) I want to connect to my Server 2003 machine via my desktop XP Pro machine. They both belong to the same Workgroup: MSHOME - but I always get the error ...
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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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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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Run windows batch file from ssh login - env vars missing

I am trying to run a windows batch file from a ssh login. I have successfully installed cygwin w/ OpenSSH on the server (windows 2003). I can log in and run the file, but the file does not run ...
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How to continuously execute an application with cmd with Windows Server?

this is my requirement: I need to execute an endless script continuously. The script never ends by itself but if someone closes it I need to launch it again (can be a delay between the close and the ...
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What are users doing that cause .lnk files to be created on a fileserver

Looking to do hard drive cleanup and I am finding huge amounts of shortcuts on the fileserver created by a few different users. I wonder if there is something about their computer's setup, or their ...
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DNS Route Public IP To Private IP?

I have a public IP, say, 123.45.67.89 And a private network of 192.168.1.0/24 When I am anywhere outside the private network, I can connect to the public IP. When I am inside the private network, I ...