Tag Archives: windows server 2003

Slow Network?

Do you have a computer that responds slow on the network or hesitates?  Follow these steps and you will see a significant difference. (Because we have not shown how to disable advanced settings in your network card, simply go to … Continue reading

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Want to control who gets on your network?

Want to control who gets on your network?  Callout DLL can still be downloaded from Microsoft and now with Windows Server 2008 you can control with an Allow/Deny. With portable computing (netbooks, laptops, droids, blackberries, iPads, iPods, iPhones and other … Continue reading

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Slow File Copying in Windows 7 or Windows Vista

If your computer is on a network and you noticed slow file copying on a network; you can disable Remote Differential Compression. Open the Control Panel and click on Programs and Features. Click on Turn Windows features on and off. Uncheck the Remote Differential … Continue reading

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Invisible Folders on Server

I would use the word ‘hidden’ but the folder isn’t.  Recently we upgraded a staff members folder to Windows 7.  We then mapped the user to their shared folder on Windows 2003 Server.   The user could now use their … Continue reading

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Free Microsoft Server 2003 Active Directory Book

Another link for a free Microsoft Book on Server 2003.   Link Although Server 2003 is an earlier version of server, this server continues to be used in businesses globally.

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Windows Server 2003 Tutorials

Here is a tutorial on Windows Server 2003.  This online visual tutorial shows step by step on how to use this server. Although Windows Server 2008 R2 is out, Server 2003 is still prominently used in workplaces.  Link

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Windows 2003 Server is slow on your LAN – Tweak

If your Windows 2003 Server is slow on your LAN, you can make the following changes to your registry.  When you make these changes, you MUST be sure that your data is backed up. On the your server, you can … Continue reading

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File Scavenger Fixes Broken Raid Array

Recently Pat and I began to recover a broken array on a Dell Server.  I’ve been in Information Technology for 20+ years and I had basically given up.   He gets full credit for finding File Scavenger and having a separate recent backup. Being … Continue reading

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Tools for Server 2003

Microsoft usual puts out resource tools for Servers and operating systems.  Here is their link for Server 2003 Tools Here is just one of the tools- Robocopy.exe: Robust File Copy Utility A versatile utility for maintaining an identical copy of … Continue reading

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Please Wait While Domain List is Created

It has been a while since I have seen the “please wait while domain list is created” of course it did it in class day and I was puzzled.  Later, after class of course I remembered that I had DHCP … Continue reading

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Logistical Nightmare – Upgrading a Server and Using a Workaround

Around 3 a.m. Saturday, I ran into a logistical nightmare when upgrading space on our document server. Our document server contains over 600,000 scanned images of student documents, financial aid…etc. The server runs SQL and is scanned by one of … Continue reading

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Virtualization – Get With It

If you are not virtualizing, you should be.  Try VirtualBox when you are a beginner.  Your bios may require you to enable it (ask Matt or Bob – inside joke, outside readers).  Some one in class asked what other virtualization … Continue reading

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