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

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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, write and execute ...
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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?
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CDX currupt index file & Windows 2003 Server

We're experiencing almost everyday database index corruption on Windows Server 2003. I wonder if it can be somehow connected with caching or other server settings. We are running an old application ...
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Prevent Windows 2003 blue screen upon boot after changing to RAID?

Here's what's happening. I havent been using hardware RAID on my motherboard, but since I got new disks today I changed from normal SATA to RAID and rebooted. I set up the RAID, three disks, one of ...
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File Transfer using RDP Client

Why can I copy & paste files via the clipboard between client and server when connected to Windows Server 2008 without having to share drives, but not with Windows Server 2003?
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How to obtain printed page count if no web-gui or driver-gui is available to show it

I am curious if windows print servers can keep a count of the printed pages sent to it? Can an individual PC (WinXP+)? Is there some secret command you can send it (with telnet, dos, etc)? I searched ...
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Retrieving DNS information of the localhost DNS information

In Windows, I find it somewhat difficult to access localhost dns server at localhost machine. I am finding no easy command line tool and so on. So is there any command line tool that allows me to ...
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How can people from a different VLAN join another VLAN's Active Directory? [closed]

I have two VLANs: uservlan servervlan (where DC Server 2003, webserver exists). I'm using Active Directory. Since the DC is on a different network (VLAN), how do people from uservlan join the ...
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Window Terminal Server 2003 - unique user directories on server

We have an older PC network application that was written that requires that each user have their own unique C:\prog_dir\. On networked PCs this is not a problem with with Terminal Server, all our RDP ...
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Web server not loading pages in VirtualBox

I'm using VirtualBox. I had two Windows Server 2003 PCs (SRV1 and SRV2), one for DNS(SRV1) and one as a webserver (IIS)(SRV2). I put some HTML page under the default website. But when browsing I'm ...
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How to stream videos/music from Windows Server 2003 to Xbox 360?

On my Win7 laptop, I add the media to Windows Media Player and allow my library to be shared, but in the outdated Windows Server 2003, I can't figure out how to stream anything. Windows Media Player ...
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Windows 7 clients cannot access shares on server 2003

We just installed a suite of Windows 7 Pro 64 bit machines with a Server 2003 Domain Controller. For some reason the W7 machine cannot connect to the User shares on our DC. e.g. admin account: root ...
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Is it possible to give the RDC server more CPU priority?

I use a Windows Server 2003 machine for some CPU-intensive tasks. I'm wondering, is there any way of giving the Remote Desktop Connection server more priority, so that it doesn't hang while the server ...
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Access to shared drives on file server fails around 2 PM every day

I have a file server running Windows Server 2003. Our QuickBooks company files are hosted there for multi-user network access. Everyday around 2 PM, when our accountant tries to switch between company ...
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Script to log off users from a terminal server

I would like to log off all users from my terminal server (running Windows Server 2003) at 7 PM every night. What script might I use that will accomplish this? Thanks, in advance, for your help!
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Window XP should Login with only 1 user created on Windows Server 2003 [closed]

As I have many user on my server, I have created a domain. I want my system to Login with only 1 specific username and password and not by others. Which policy should be applied?
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Equallogic two subnet's iscsi conection

I buy one Dell Equallogic PS 6010, and don't buy fiber switch. There are 3 servers, a domain controler with other financial software and yet another with sql server and IIS. The DC and SQL server is ...
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How to create connectivity between Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP client

On virtual PC I have installed Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP. I created a domain on Windows Server 2003 and I want to add domain on Windows XP. How to do this process?
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Windows 7 Cached Credentials - No Logon Server. Can't Log In

I recently transferred my domain controller over to another Windows 2003 server. The old one was retired and disconnected from the network. I have since found that I can no longer log into my laptop ...
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opening Windows server folders as simply as local

I have few servers (in different domains) where I can copy files from another server only - let me call it "X". If I want to copy any file from my personal computer, I connect to "X" through Total ...
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Backup/Convert existing Windows Server 2003 install to VHD for use in Hyper-V

So I have a dev server running Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Enterprise 32 Bit SP2 R2. Here are the system specs Motherboard Intel S5520HC CPU x2 Intel Xeon L5520 (Quad Core @ 2.27 GHz per core, 16 ...
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Windows elevated user rights for limited time

I have a task which includes adding an user(s) to local Administrator group and Remote Desktop group in Windows 2003 or Windows 2008 servers. However I have to grant these rights for alimited time, ...
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Keyboard and mouse not working in Windows 2003 Server HP Proliant server? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Keyboard and mouse not working in Windows 2003 Server / HPML350 G5 server? I have currently commenced working at a new company which is using Win 2003 server. I am able ...
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mstsc process takes more than 2 GB of RAM on a the remote machine

From time to time on a remote server (64-bit) I find that it's RAM (4GB) being filled up. When I check the processes list in the task manager I find the mstsc taking very low amount of RAM but If I ...
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Keyboard and mouse not working in Windows 2003 Server / HPML350 G5 server?

I have currently commenced working at a new company which is using Windows Server 2003. I am able to remote desktop into the server and it all works fine. The only problem is if I go to the server ...
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Remote Desktop will connect but not display window

I'm having a strange issue with Remote Desktop on a particular server running Windows Server 2003. It seems to connect fine but just when you would expect it to launch the window it goes back to the ...
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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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Adding another print queue to same printer “Win 2003 server”

So as topic mentions, I have a print server on a Windows 2003 Server Installed on that that I have a Xerox Workstation 7345. I wish to create another print queue on that Xerox Workstation.. so I ...
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Windows Server Scheduled Tasks not running even though it says it is

If I run the batch file manually it works, but when the scheduled tasks runs it (which runs every ten minutes all day long), it never runs but it says it does, there is also no errors Here is the ...
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Identifying Windows Server versions

I am making an inventory for software at my workplace, I am having trouble figuring out the various versions of Windows Server OSes. Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 x64 Edition Service Pack 2 - Is ...