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

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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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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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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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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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How to find out a unknow PC Server's IP without Monitor

I have a PC Server Running, But without Monitor. the OS is Windows Server 2003. I can connect my laptop to its network interface, but how can I find out its IP?
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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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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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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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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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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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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 to organize a company network software repository [closed]

How do you guys organize your company software in a shared network software directory? To put it clearly: We want to minimize search time and help prevent support people from asking "where is this ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How to change TCP “time wait” delay in Windows 7 / 2008 Server?

Windows Server 2003 "offers two methods of controlling TIME-WAIT behavior." The TcpTimedWaitDelay registry value under the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters ...
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Deleting Event Logs - Windows Server 2003

Can someone tell me how to delete Event Logs on Windows Server 2003? I have a number of application logs in the Event Viewer - how can these be removed? I've tried disabling the Event Log service on ...
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Changing the pagefile.sys location on virtual servers

We currently run 3 physical servers on VMWare 4.0 that manage around 13 virtual servers. The virtual servers have varying numbers of cores and memory in addition to being connected to a SAN. In ...
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When would a persistent route not be an active route? [duplicate]

I've added a persistent route to our Windows Server 2003 box using "route -p add". After a reboot the "route print" gave this: Active Routes: Network Destination Netmask Gateway ...
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Forgot Microsoft Virtual PC's password

I have a Microsoft Virtual PC on which I run Windows 2003 Server. I am right now in the system, but have forgotten the password. So, while I can continue to work now, if I were to lock the computer or ...