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

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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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Windows Server 2003 hangs when I plug in any external drive. How can I prevent this?

I have to back up a 50 gig file to an external drive weekly. If I plug it into USB, the server hangs (nonresponsive explorer etc). Tried 2 different drives with same result. Googling suggests this is ...
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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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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 8 keeps prompting to change expired password

I am a volunteer doing tech support for a local school. One of the teachers tried to log in today and got a message that his password had expired and must be changed. That's expected, since our ...
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How should I troubleshoot a Qnx ntp synchronisation issue?

I setup the w32time service to act as an ntp server, and it has been confirmed on at least one other client (MacOS X). I've used a few different utilities in Windows that indicate that there indeed is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Missing 'HID-Compliant Device/Consumer Control Device'

When I go to use my Server (Dell PowerEdge T300 running Windows Server 2003 R2), I have to sometimes use our 2 Port USB KMV Switch (TrendNet TK-209) to switch from a different computer to my Server. ...
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VMware P2V on HDD with 2 OS - “How hack” Windows 7 System Partition (100mb)

Hi I have HDD with bad sectors. I would like use p2v from VMware. On HDD is installed Windows 7 and Windows Server 2003. HDD is divided into these partition: C - Windows Server 2003 D - Windows 7 ...
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What permissions are needed to run schtasks.exe on windows 2003 server

The help file for schtasks.exe reads: SCHTASKS /parameter [arguments] Description: Enables an administrator to create, delete, query, change, run and end scheduled tasks on a local or remote ...
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Ubuntu 11.04 Server host w/ VirtualBox and a windows 2003 server guest, doesn't recognize the network adapter

I have an Asus Extreme II motherboard with onboard chipset for ethernet. Running Ubuntu 11.04 Server with VirtualBox. The Windows 2003 Server guest, doesn't recognize the network adapter. Installed ...
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iPhone accessing Microsoft Server 2003 POP3 Service preventing Outlook access for same mailbox

I'm running the POP3 service on my Server 2003 box, and have just recently run into login issues when accessing the same account with multiple devices. I've been running the server for years, with no ...
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Impersonation not working in scheduled task

FYI, this question has been cross-posted from Stack Overflow. I have a very simple program that copies files from one location to another, and I have scheduled its run everyday using the Windows ...
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How to add programs in the right click buton on 2003 server?

How do I add a command like disk cleanup on the right click of the mouse button on Windows 2003 Server without modifying the registry?
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Restrict commands that Windows 2003 Server local user can execute

I need to allow some users to login to a Windows 2003 server, as local user, to issue only one command, 'ping'. Is there an easy way to do it, other than using local policies?
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how to use to proxy in the intranet?

i have an intranet site which is inside only our company and feeds information. i download an weather API from http://www.foreca.com/Philippines/ and hook to my site. the API has a search engine and ...
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Process Explorer: huge I/O bytes with small Network/Disk Bytes

What does it means when process explorer show me a huge I/O Bytes pre second but mean while a low Network and Disk Bytes pre second? I have a machine here that the process explorer (v14) showing me ...
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Windows Server 2003 will not load explorer.exe

The server is a virtual machine running in Hyper-V. The OS is Windows Server 2003, SP2 and I am unable to open Windows Explorer in the VM. When, I launch it, it never opens. Eventually, I ge an Event ...
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Windows Server 2003, file downloads

I'm having problems downloading a file to a Windows Server 2003 machine. The file is of type .msi. When visiting the page I get the following message: Internet Explorer cannot download ...
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Clicking program tab on Taskbar in server 2003 brings two windows

This is a crazy problem. I am using server 2003 as my development machine. When I click a "program icon" (Don't know if that is the right word) in the task bar, sometimes it will bring the program I ...
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HP MSS EX485 no drives lights, no physical drive found

My HP EX485 stopped working about a week ago. It has one factory Seagate 750GB and 2 WD 1.0 TB drives with the factory processor. I removed all but the factory installed Seagate 750gb, Barracuda ...
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NTFS permissions not propagating to all childs

I've been having a problem with permissions , that is driving me NUTS !! While "Administrators" is added to the NTFS permission on XY share folder ["Administrators" do not figure on all subfolders], ...
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Does Indefinite Scheduled Task with daily start trigger create multiple instances?

We are currently upgrading our servers (Windows Server 2003, set up before I arrived) and are currently at the stages of working out what will stay and what will go. I came across a scheduled task ...
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Forfiles SubFolders

I am hoping I can get some help here. I saw a another post similar to my problem and I figured I would give it a try. I have a Forefiles code running in Excel using VBA. The code works great on local ...
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Tracking who deleted a folder in Windows Server

Recently there are several cases of missing or deleted files/folder from various shared folders, so we have turned on the audit policy for Delete Subfolders and Files. However there are more than 100 ...
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Why has “open” from the right click menu stopped working?

From three days ago when i want to open more than 1 files with "open" in right click,nothing will happen,but if i press enter button all of selected files are open! I tried it with PDF,word & ...
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Windows server always log in using last known good configuration

I used windows server 2003. I can fill the username and password, but after that my windows server there is no response or in other words my windows can not log in to the desktop I try used "last ...
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Shutting down machine without having to press the physical button

On a Windows Server 2003, whenever we want to shut it down, after Windows completed its stops, we have a display saying that we can now properly shut down the machine. "It is now safe to shut down ...
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Get count of computers in domain

In our company we've one domain as primary with some child domains, now I wanna get count of all computers in my network. I know we can get that in active directory (computer object), but it seems ...
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Nagios NRPE plugin check_ad

i've reading about this problem much and trying to solve it on my own ways but still not luck. I've running debian 7 as nagios server. Problem is that i cant check state of my Active Directory Domain ...
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Active Directory: Swap two users' home folders

I have an AD domain w/ some users. Each user has a home folder that's on a shared network drive. Due to a silly situation, two users have been using each other's accounts for a long time (including ...
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How to run some cmd commands in all network clients?

I have administrator rule on my network (running windows server 2003). How I can run some (4 or 5) cmd commands on all clients. I have heard it is done via active dorectory, but How?
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Set IME for all users (Windows Server 2003 or later)

I want to set default settings for IME (Input Method Editor) for all users to be added in the future. Is it possible in the GUI, without registry hacking? For example, I want , by default when a new ...
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2003R2 Domain Controller denies remote Login

This is a german system, so i do my best to translate, but as i dont hve access to an english system, some grpos- and policy-names are just good guesses, so some finetunig translation bY someone ...
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Removing or Changing the BIOS

I have one IBM server (x3630 M4) which supports windows server 2008 and above only. I have win server 2003 R2 license and its CAL. So I need to install the same in that IBM server. IBM provided one ...
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The procedure entry point could not be located in in kernel32.dll

I'm getting this error. I've read (link below) that it was added in Service Pack 2, but I already have service pack 2? Procedure entry point EncodePointer could not be located in kernel32.dll ...
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Mac file alias using username in path

I am trying to set up a Mac to access a user's folder on a server. The path might be //server/users/username. Is there a way to make an alias, mount a drive, or something similar for each different ...
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Data corrupted or file not sync properly

I've two sync servers but from secondary data is not opening or corrupted. All kinds of files are not opening, but data restore works successfully. Server name: windows 2003 server
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How to deploy a visual studio 2010 product key over active directory?

I was able to use the installer and /createTransform to make an administrative install point, but for some reason the product key didn't transfer over when the computers installed VS. Is there a way I ...
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Connection fails after one packet, server is unreachable by some clients while reachable by others

I am clueless about this issue. I have a machnine with Windows 2003 Server R2. From time to time the following issue arises: The server is accessible from certain clients From other clients (on the ...
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What is the SwInt service on Windows Server 2003?

On a Windows Server 2003 I get a message stating that a servie SWINTService (probably SwInt Service) did not start. What is this service, what is its purpose?
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how to close running batch file for few hours daily

We have a batch file which runs continuously in our windows 2003 server because a Java application is depending upon that. However, now I wish to close it automatically for half an hour every day at ...
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Server 2003 box not visible under 'Network' on Win 8.1

I'm trying to map a Server 2003 network drive in Windows 8.1 For some reason, in the 'Map Network Drive' window, the server doesn't show under 'Network' when I click the 'browse' button. Additionally ...
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Making new VPN credentials

I have a question about VPN connection login credentials. I am just starting to work at a new job, and am not very familiar with server side, and IT type problems (I am a programmer). I am not able to ...
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Wierd connectivity problems

I'm having some quite confusing problems with the network. First of all, all of the computers can access the internet and mapped drives and so on, the server can ping any LAN computers IP, the ...
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IIS 6.0 unexpectedly stops website

I have brought forth a strange case about my IIS website which, quite simply, stopped working overnight. I have yet to see this problem documented at all, but I doubt that nobody else has had the same ...