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Active Directory

What is the Active Directory?

A number of Active Directory descriptions.

What is X.500 and LDAP?

What is the Global Catalog?

How do I configure a server as a Global Catalog?

What is the Schema?

What is a domain tree?

What is a domain forest?

What is a Kerberos trust?

How do I create a new Active Directory Site?

How do I move a server to a different site?

How can a server belong to more than one site?

How can I backup the Active Directory/System State?

How can I restore the Active Directory?

What are the FSMO roles in Windows 2000?

How can I change the RID master FSMO?

How can I change the PDC emulator FSMO?

How can I change the Infrastructure master FSMO?

How can I change the Domain naming master FSMO?

How can I change the Schema master FSMO?

What is Multi-master replication?

How can I move objects within my Forest?

How do I allow modifications to the Schema?

What are Tombstone objects?

How do I switch my 2000 domain to native mode?

How can I force replication between two domain controllers in a site?

How can I change replication schedule between two domain controllers in a site?

Can I rename a site?

What DNS entries are added when a Windows 2000 domain is created?

How can I manually defragment the Active Directory?

How can I audit the Active Directory?

How can I automate a server upgrade to a Domain Controller during installation?

How do I enable circular logging for the Active Directory?

I can’t add a 4.0 BDC to my Windows 2000.

I can’t have spaces in my Windows 2000 NetBIOS domain name, why?

How can I create trusts from the command line in Windows 2000.

How can I modify the number of objects searched in Windows 2000?

I can’t create an OU/child domain with the same name from a single parent, why?

How are objects named in the Active Directory?

How does replication work intra-site in Windows 2000?

How can I change the intra-site replication interval in Windows 2000 for domain information?

How can I set the RPC port used for Intra-site replication?

What tools are available to monitor/change replication?

How do I remove a non-existent domain controller?

How do I remove a non-existent domain from the Active Directory?

How does Inter-site replication work in Windows 2000?

How do I create a new site link?

How do I disable site link transitivity?

How do I create a site link bridge?

How do I specify a bridge head server?

How do I disable the KCC?

How can I change the NetBIOS name of my Windows 2000 domain?

How can I monitor when the Knowledge Consistency Checker (KCC) is run?

 

 

Backups

What backup software is available for Windows NT?

How do I add a tape drive?

What types of backup does NTBACKUP.EXE support?

What backup strategies are available?

What options are available when using NTBACKUP.EXE?

Can I run NTBACKUP from the command line?

How do I schedule a backup?

How do I restore a backup?

How do I backup open files?

What permissions do I need to perform a backup?

How do I backup the registry?

How can I erase a tape using NTBackup that reports errors?

How can I remove a dead submitted Backup process?

 

 

Batch Files

What is a batch file?

What commands can be used in a batch file?

How can I perform an action depending on the arrival of a file?

How can I access files on other machines?

How can I send a message from a batch file?

The command I enter asks for input, can I automate the response?

How can I pass parameters to a batch file?

How can I stop my batch files outputing the command to screen as it runs it?

How do I call a batch file from within another batch file?

.bat files have lost their association.

How do I search files for a string from a batch file/command line?

Environment settings set by a batch file are not working.

How can I perform an operation on every machine on the network that is running?

How can you send a programs output to a NULL device?

How can I change colour within a batch file?

How can I call a subroutine in a batch file?

How do I enter freehand comments in my batch file without using ‘rem’?

 

 

Compatibility

Does application x work with NT 4.0?

Does game x work with NT 4.0?

Does NT run 16bit applications?

Will NT 3.51 drivers work with NT 4.0?

How can I fool a program into thinking my NT installation is actually Windows 95?

How can I fool a program into thinking my Windows 2000 installation is actually Windows NT/95/98?

Is BackOffice Server Windows 2000 compatible?

How do I get the RIO 500 player to work on Windows 2000?

 

 

Core

What are the differences between NT Workstation and NT Server?

What does NT stand for?

What is the NT Boot Process?

What is Virtual Memory?

What is the history of NT?

How do I install the SYMBOL files?

What is Windows NT?

 

 

DHCP

What is DHCP?

How do I install the DHCP Server Service?

How do I configure DHCP Server Service?

How do I configure a client to use DHCP?

How can I compress my DHCP database?

How can a DHCP client find its IP address?

How can I move a DHCP database from one server to another?

How do I create a DHCP Relay Agent?

How can I stop the DHCP Relay Agent?

How can I backup the DHCP database?

How can I restore the DHCP database?

How do I reserve a specific address for a particular machine?

What registry settings control the DHCP log in Windows 2000?

How do I authorize a DHCP server in Windows 2000?

How do I create a DHCP scope in Windows 2000?

How do I configure DHCP scope options in Windows 2000?

How can I view DHCP address leases in Windows 2000?

How do I change the DHCP address lease time in Windows 2000?

My Windows 2000 DHCP client has an IP address not in any scopes, how?

 

 

Distributed File System

What is Distributed File System?

Where can I get Dfs?

How do I install Dfs?

How do I create a new folder as part of the Dfs?

How do I uninstall Dfs?

How do I create a Dfs root volume in Windows 2000?

How can I add a replica Dfs root volume in Windows 2000?

How can I add a child node to Dfs in Windows 2000?

How can I add a replica child node to Dfs in Windows 2000?

 

 

DNS

How do I install the DNS Service?

How do I configure a domain on the DNS Server?

How do I add a record to the DNS?

How do I configure a client to use the DNS?

How do I change the IP address of a DNS server?

How can I configure DNS to use a WINS server?

Where in the registry are the entries for the DNS servers located?

I receive error message “No More Endpoints”.

How do I configure DNS for a Windows 2000 domain? – Windows 2000 only

How do I configure Active Directory integrated DNS? – Windows 2000 only

Setting a secondary DNS server as primary results in errors.

How do I turn off Dynamic DNS? – Windows 2000 only

How do I configure a forwarder on DNS 5.0? – Windows 2000 only

I am missing the forwarder and Root Hints tabs in DNS 5.0. – Windows 2000 only

How do I enable DNS round robin resolution?

DNS resolution of a valid domain fails on NT.

How can I force a Windows 2000 domain controller to re-register its DNS entries?

I’m getting DNS zone transfer messages in the event log, is someone hacking me?

How do I perform a DNS zone transfer?

How can I stop DNS Cache pollution?

How can I enable my web site to be accessible as ntfaq.com instead of http://www.ntfaq.com?

How can set the primary DNS suffix in Windows 2000?

How do I create a caching-only DNS server?

 

 

Domains

How do I change Domain Names?

How do I move a Workstation to another Domain?

How many user accounts can I have in one Domain?

How to I change my server from Stand Alone to a PDC/BDC?

What is a PDC, BDC?

How many BDC’s should I have?

How do I configure a Trust Relationship?

How do I terminate a Trust Relationship?

How can I join a domain from the command line?

How do I demote a PDC to a BDC?

How can I configure a BDC to automatically promote itself to a PDC if the PDC fails?

How do I rename a PDC/BDC?

Can I move a BDC to another domain?

Can I change a PDC/BDC into a standalone server?

Can I administer my domain from an NT Workstation?

In what order should I upgrade my PDC and BDC’s from 3.51 to 4.0?

What tuning can I perform on PDC/BDC Synchronization?

I cannot add a BDC over a WAN.

How can I synchronize the domain from the command line?

How can I force a client to validate its logon against a specific domain controller?

How do I promote a server to a domain controller? – Windows 2000 only

How can I generate a list of all computer accounts in a domain?

How can I verify my Windows NT 5.0 domain creation? – Windows 2000 only

How can I configure multiple Logon Servers with LMHOSTS?

Are trust relationships kept when upgrading for a 4.0 domain to a Windows 2000 domain?

How are trust relationships administered in Windows 2000?

I can’t promote a BDC to PDC.

Unable to join a domain because of SMB signing, what can I do?

How can I create a child domain?

How can I create a domain trust through a firewall?

How can I check the browse masters for a domain?

How can I stop a remote master browser?

How can I force a browser election?

How can I modify the domain refresh interval?

How is the list of cached domains stored?

How can I disable trust password changes?

How can I change the password change for computer/trust accounts?

The list of domains in the logon box is not updated, what can I do?

Is it possible to administer a 4.0 domain from a Windows 2000 machine?

 

 

Environment – Command Prompt

How can I configure the command prompt?

How do I enable/disable command extensions?

What commands can be used to configure the command window?

How can I configure a scroll bar on my command window?

How do I cut/paste information in a command box?

How do I enable Tab to complete file names?

How do I create a shortcut from the command prompt?

How can I redirect the output from a command to a file?

How can I get a list of commands I have entered in a command session?

How can I start explorer from the command prompt?

How can I change the title of the CMD window?

What keyboard actions can I take to navigate the command line?

How can I change the default Dir output format?

How do I pause output from a command to one screen at a time?

How can I increase the environment space for a single command session?

How can I stop a process from the command line?

How can I open a command prompt at my current directory in Explorer?

How can I open a command prompt at my current drive in Explorer?

How can I change the editor used to edit batch/command files?

The AT command works differently under NT 4.0 than NT 3.51.

How can I append the date and time to a file?

How can I switch my command window to full screen mode?

International versions of NT have strange behavior in command prompt.

What is the difference between cmd.exe and command.com?

How can I configure the command prompt to output to files in UNICODE/ANSI?

How can I force the output of a program into an environment variable?

 

 

Environment – Desktop

How do I delete/rename the Recycle Bin?

How do I disable Task Manager?

How do I disable Window animation?

How do I reduce/increase the delay for cascading menus?

How do I change the My Computer icon?

How do I hide the “Network Neighborhood” icon?

Why can’t I move any icons?

How can I disable the Right mouse button?

How do I change the colour used to display compressed files/directories?

How can I configure the wallpaper to be displayed other than the center of the screen?

How can I stop the “Click here to begin” message?

How can I get more room on the Task Bar?

How do I add the Control Panel to the Start Menu?

How can I remove a program from the “Open With” when right clicking?

How do I change the Internet Explorer icon?

How do I add an item to the Right Click menu?

Is it possible to move the Task bar?

How can I configure NT to display a thumbnail of bitmaps as the icon instead of the Paint icon?

Can I remove one of the startup folders on the Start Menu?

How can I clear the Run history?

How can I remove the Documents menu?

How do I disable the context menu for the Start button?

How do I change the Network Neighborhood icon?

How do I change the Recycle Bin icons?

How do I change the Briefcase icon?

How can I get rid of the arrow over the shortcuts?

I have deleted the Recycle bin how can I recreate it?

I have deleted Internet Explorer from the desktop how can I recreate it?

How can I add a shortcut to launch a screensaver on the desktop?

How do I delete/rename the Inbox icon?

I have deleted the Inbox icon, how can I recreate it?

How can I stop and start Explorer (the shell)?

How do I enable the mouse snap-to?

How do I enable X Windows-Style auto-raise?

How do I remove a template from the New menu?

I don’t have the new item on my desktop context menu.

How do I remove the Favorites branch of the Start menu?

How do I disable the logoff buttons?

How do I stop the default Shortcut to text added to new shortcuts?

How do I modify the shortcut arrow?

How can I set the default view for all drives/folders?

How can I stop my environment changes being saved when I logoff?

How can I enable Hi-Colour icons?

How can I configure the wallpaper to stretch across the screen?

How can I configure dialog box content to be shown while dragging windows?

How can I configure Font smoothing?

How can I modify the grace timeout for password protected screensavers?

How can I minimize all open windows?

How can I configure logoff to show on the Start menu in Windows 2000?

How can I configure Control Panel to cascade on the Start menu in Windows 2000?

How can I remove the Scheduled Tasks icon from My Computer?

How can I configure the Administrative Tools to show on the Start menu?

How can I recreate ‘My Briefcase’ if I deleted it?

How do I use My Briefcase?

How can I avoid having to click ‘Show Files’ in 2000’s Explorer all the time?

How do I add the Dial Up Networking to the Start Menu?

How do I add the Printers Settings applet to the Start Menu?

How can I remove an item from the New context menu?

How can I check for dead shortcuts on my system?

How can I add a Encrypt/Decrypt option to the context menu?

How can I add a Copy to Folder option to the context menu?

How can I add a Move to Folder option to the context menu?

 

 

Exchange/Windows Messaging

The Outlook/Exchange client takes a long time to start.

How can I stop Outlook dialing my Internet Account on Startup?

How do I install Exchange?

How do I enable the Exchange Active Server Pages?

How do I use the Exchange Optimizer utility?

How can I convert mail system X to Exchange?

How can I create shortcut on the desktop with the “to” field completed?

NT Server hangs at shutdown if User Manager is running.

How can I send a mail message from the command line?

What files does Exchange use?

How can I change the location of my mail file in Outlook 98?

How can I reduce the size of my mail file?

I have a bad message in my POP3 mail box using TELNET

How can I send mail to a SMTP server using Telnet?

Is there a list of known Exchange Directory and Information store problems?

How do I install Exchange Server 5.5?

How do I run the Exchange Optimizer?

What Service Packs are available for Exchange?

How can I retrieve mail from a POP3 mailbox and forward it to Exchange server?

How do I upgrade from Exchange 5.0 to 5.5?

How do I uninstall Exchange?

How do I install a duplicate Exchange server?

How do I connect Exchange sites?

Exchange Security Knowledge Base list.

How do I configure Exchange Directory Replication?

How do I monitor an Exchange link?

How do I delete a server from an Exchange site?

How do I setup an Exchange forward?

How do I configure a X.400 Exchange connector?

How do I allow a user to administer Exchange?

How do I grant permission for people to create top level public folders?

How do I create public folders?

How do I connect my Exchange server to a SMTP server?

How do I connect my Exchange server to a NEWS feed?

What web sites have good Exchange information?

How do I download to Exchange from multiple POP3 mail boxes?

How do I install the Key Management Server?

How do I manage the Certificate Authority of Key Management Server?

How do I enable advanced security for a user?

How do I automatically create an Exchange mailbox for all members of the domain?

How do I avoid having to enter the Key Management password?

I archived some .pst files to a CD-ROM but unable to load the files.

How can I limit Exchange mailbox size?

How can I limit message sizes in Exchange?

How can I undelete mail in Outlook?

What workflow software is available for Exchange server?

How do you add an additional Global Address Book or another view to the global address book?

How do I delete a bad Schedule + message?

How do I link Exchange 5.5 and the Windows 2000 Active Directory?

What is the upgrade to large table option in Outlook?

How can I disable the Journal in Outlook?

Internet Mail Server hangs on start-up, ID 7022, why?

How can I search my Exchange stores for virus infected messages?

How do I create an Outlook vCard?

How can I configure Outlook to be the default mail client?

How do I install a digital signature in Outlook?

How do I create a distribution list in Outlook 2000?

How can I add a disclaimer to each outgoing mail at server level?

How I can I block mail with certain attachments or certain words at server level?

How can I automatically compress all outbound mail to save on bandwidth?

Unix users can’t talk to an Exchange box News server without requiring authentication domain\user, why?

Does the Exchange News server support mode stream?

How can I fax from Exchange server?

How can I limit the number of recipients for a message?

My outlook .pst file is corrupt what can I do?

Where can I get Exchange Server 2000?

How can I encrypt email at server level?

How can I stop the Exchange SMTP service performing reverse lookups?

How can I move an Outlook Personal Address Book on a Mac to a PC?

 

 

File Systems

How can a FAT partition be converted to an NTFS partition?

How can a NTFS partition be converted to a FAT partition?

How do I run HPFS under NT 4.0?

How do I compress a directory?

How do I uncompress a directory?

Is there an NTFS defragmentation tool available?

Can I undelete a file in NT?

Does NT support FAT32?

Can you read a NTFS partition from DOS?

How do you delete a NTFS partition?

Is it possible to repartition a disk without losing data?

What is the biggest disk NT can use?

Can I disable 8.3 name creation on a NTFS?

How can I stop NT from generating LFN’s (Long File Names) on a FAT partition?

I can’t create any files on the root of a FAT partition.

How do LFN’s work?

How do I change access permissions on a directory?

How can I change access permissions from the command line?

I have a CHKDSK scheduled to start next reboot, but I want to stop it.

My NTFS drive is corrupt, how do I recover?

How can I delete a file without it going to the recycle bin?

How can I change the serial number of a disk?

How can I backup the Master Boot Record?

How do I restore the Master Boot Record?

What CD-ROM file systems can NT read?

How do I disable 8.3 name creation on VFAT?

How do I create a Volume Set?

How do I extend a Volume Set?

How do I delete a Volume Set?

What is the maximum number of characters a filename can be?

How can I stop chkdsk at boot time from checking volume x?

How can I compress files/directories from the command line?

What protections can be set on files/directories on a NTFS partition?

How can I take ownership of files?

How can I view the permissions a user has on a file from the command line?

How can I tell the total amount of space used by a folder (including sub folders)?

There are files beginning with $ at the root of my NTFS drive, can I delete them?

What file system do Iomega ZIP disks use?

What cluster size does a FAT/NTFS partition use?

How much free space do I need to convert a FAT partition to NTFS?

NT becomes unresponsive during an NTFS disk operation such as a dir.

I have missing space on my NTFS partitions (Alternate Data Streams).

How can I change the Volume ID of a disk?

How do I read NTFS 5.0 partitions from Windows NT 4.0?

How do share and file system protections interact?

How can I backup/restore my Master Boot Record?

How do I convert an NTFS partition to NTFS 5.0? – Windows 2000 only

I cannot compress files on an NTFS partition.

How can I modify the CHKDSK timer?

How can I view the current owner of a file?

How can I view/defrag pagefile fragmentation?

I get a disk maintenance message during setup.

Where is Disk Administrator in Windows 2000? – Windows 2000 only

How do I convert a basic disk to dynamic? – Windows 2000 only

How do I delete a volume in Windows 2000? – Windows 2000 only

How do I import a foreign volume in Windows 2000? – Windows 2000 only

How can I wipe the Master Boot Record?

How can I cancel a scheduled NTFS conversion?

What is the Encrypted File System (EFS)?

How do I encrypt/decrypt a file?

What do I encrypt/decrypt a file from the command line?

How can a user request an EFS recovery certificate?

How can I add a user as an EFS recovery agent for a domain?

How do I delete an orphaned share?

How can I check who last opened a file?

I’ve increased the size of a hardware RAID volume but NT does not see the size increase, what can I do?

I’m unable to use the Encrypted File System under Windows 2000 as I’m a member of a 4.0 domain.

How do I enable per volume/user disk space quotas on NTFS 5.0?

How do I view current quota entries?

How do I add a new user quota entry?

What are reparse points?

What are directory junctions?

What are Mount points?

What do I add a Mount point?

What do I remove a Mount point?

What do I create a Mount point from the command line?

What is Native Structured Storage?

How can I backup my local Encrypted File System recovery key?

How can I restore my local Encrypted File System recovery key?

How can I perform a CHKDSK  on an NTFS 5.0 partition from NT 4.0?

How do I create a unix-like hardlink on NTFS?

Is there an alternative to the linkd utility supplied with the Windows 2000 Resource Kit?

The ” Data in Remote Storage” indicator is not correct, what can I do?

What is the Remote Storage System (RSS)?

How do I install the Remote Storage subsystem?

How do I configure the Remote Storage subsystem?

How do I force a Remote Storage scan?

How can I tell which files have been moved to remote storage?

How can I disable remote storage for a volume?

 

 

Group Policy

What is Group Policy?

How can I force GPO updates to take effect?

How can I enable the old NTCONFIG.POL to be used by Windows 2000 clients?

How can I add additional templates to a Group Policy Object?

How can I apply a group policy to a security group?

Password policies assigned to an OU/site GPO do not work.

How can I convert a NT 4.0 .pol file to a Windows 2000 group policy object?

 

 

Hardware

How do I change the letter associated with a drive?

How can I get NT to recognize my second harddisk?

How do I install a HP scanner?

How do I install dual screens?

How much memory can NT support?

How much memory do I need for NT?

I cannot see my CD-ROM drive from NT?

What are the IRQ’s used for?

How Many CPU’s does NT support?

Is there a list of hardware NT supports?

Can I test my hardware to see if it is compatible with NT?

Can I test my SCSI devices?

How do I disable mouse detection on a COM port (for UPS usage)?

Where can I get a driver for x?

My U.S. Robotics 56K modem only connects at 19200.

Can I use the IDE interface on my sound card?

Does NT support Plug and Play?

How do I install UPS?

How do I give my tape drive a letter so it is visible from explorer?

How can I force NT to use a mouse on a given port?

How can I view which resources devices are using under NT?

When I disconnect one of my devices I get errors when I boot NT, how can I stop them?

How can I tell if I am using the Compaq Hardware Abstraction Layer?

How do stop a dual monitor Matrox Millenium system splitting dialog boxes?

How can I suppress the error message generated if my ZIP drive is not connected?

Does Windows NT 4.0 support USB?

Why can’t I hot swap my PCMCIA card with Windows NT 4.0?

How do I install a ZIP drive under NT?

How do I enable Bus Mastering in Windows NT?

I said no to a PNPISA device now I want to install it.

How do I perform unattended installations on machines with AGP graphics cards?

Does NT support DVD drives?

How can I check the amount of physical RAM in my machine?

How can I safely disable a device?

How can I make NT see more than 8 units on SCSI?

Does Windows support the Promise Ultra ATA/66?

How do I enable Hibernate on my machine?

How do I enable/disable passwords when resuming from hibernate/standby?

How can I put my machine in ‘standby’ mode?

Does the new Microsoft IntelliPoint software 3.0 software install on NT/Windows 2000?

Does the new Microsoft IntelliType Pro software install on NT/Windows 2000?

My PNP PCI cards do not all work in Windows NT.

How do I enable bus mastering (DMA) in Windows 2000?

How do I set the DVD region in Windows 2000?

How do I reset the DVD region count?

How do I disable bus mastering on the 3COM 3C590 card?

 

 

Installation

How do I install NT Workstation 4.0?

How do I install NT Server?

I want to install DOS and Windows NT, how should I do this?

Installation hangs when detecting the hardware.

Is it possible to install NT without using boot disks or temp files?

Does NT have to be installed on the C drive?

There is a file \Support\Deptools\<system>\ROLLBACK.EXE. What is it?

I have NT installed, how do I install DOS?

How do I convert NT Workstation to NT Server?

I have bought a new disk, how do I move NT to this new disk?

Can I upgrade from Windows95 to NT 4.0?

How do I remove NT from a FAT partition?

How do I remove NT from a NTFS partition?

How do I install the Iomega Parallel Disk Drive?

How do I install at tape drive on NT Server?

How do I install the NEC 4×4 CD changer?

What are symbol files, and do I need them?

How do I install NT and Linux?

How do I install NT over the network?

Is it possible to use Disk Duplication to Distribute Windows NT?

How do I perform an unattended installation?

Is it possible to specify unique items during an unattended install?

How do I automatically install applications as part of the unattended installation?

Install detects the wrong video card and locks the installation.

How do I upgrade from NT 3.51 to NT 4.0?

When I use an unattended installation, how do I avoid the Yes at the license agreement?

I have NT installed, how do I install Windows95?

How do I remove Windows95/Dos from my NT system?

I can’t create a NTFS partition over 4GB during installation.

I cannot upgrade my 4.0 NT installation with the NT 4.0 upgrade CD.

How do I create the NT installation disks?

How can I use a Network card that is not one of those shown with Network Client Administrator?

How can I make domain users members of local Admin group during an unattended install?

I have problems running a program as part of the unattended installation?

I have Windows NT installed, how do I install Windows 98?

I have Windows 98 installed, how do I install NT?

I have Windows NT 5.0 installed but when I try to install Windows NT 4.0 the install fails.

I want to install Windows 98 and NT, what file system should I use?

How do I manually install SCSI drivers before the autodetect of installation?

During installation of Windows NT Server 5.0 the type of server cannot be set. – Windows 2000 only

How do I delete the recycle bin as part of an unattended installation.

During an unattended installation I am prompted for an IP address if 0 is specified.

How do I map a network drive during an unattended installation?

How can I install Windows 2000 on a machine with less than 64MB of memory? – Windows 2000 only

How do I disable the Installation of Exchange during installation?

My evaluation period has expired on my NT installation, why?

How do I install on a disk larger than 8GB?

How can I stop the installation of My Briefcase during NT installation?

How can I control which accessories are installed during an unattended installation?

How do I use SmartDrv?

How can I upgrade a NFR NT installation to full Retail?

How can I stop IE 2.0 being installed as part of installation?

How can I remove the Linux LILO Boot Manager?

How can I recreate the Windows NT installation disks?

I have Windows 98 installed on C: with FAT32, how do I install NT?

How can I stop the ‘Welcome to Windows NT’ screen during setup?

I receive an error message “The System is not fully installed”, what can I do?

How do I add a Network Install tab to Windows NT 4.0?

How can I disable the ‘Configure Server Wizard’ in Windows 2000?

How do I install the Remote Installation Service?

How do I move the distribution point for Remote Installation Services?

How do I create a bootable Remote Installation Service client disk?

What operating systems can I clone?

How can I configure the Remote Installation Service options?

How can I install using the Remote Installation Service disk?

How do I create a new Remote Installation Service image?

How do I create a bootable Windows 2000 installation CD-ROM?

Where is Setup Manager in Windows 2000?

What is the Microsoft Installer Package format?

How do I create a MSI file from a legacy application?

How can I publish an MSI file?

How can I run programs during the GUI phase of 2000 installation?

How can I use an unattended answer script when installing through a bootable CD-ROM?

Underscores (_) in my computer names are changing to dashes (-) in Windows 2000.

How to setup NT Server 4.0 on greater then 4gig Hard Drive without Partition Magic or Atapi.sys.

How can I specify an alternate HAL during Windows 2000 installation?

Getting a Thinkpad OEM installed version of NT to occupy only one partition.

How can I test if my installation can be upgraded to Windows 2000?

What switches are available for Windows 2000 installation?

How do I install Windows 2000?

How do I deploy old applications in Windows 2000 via ZAP files?

What are the upgrade paths for Windows 2000?

Some BackOffice 4.5 components do not install on Windows 2000.

I’m unable to upgrade Windows 9x to Windows 2000 in a dual boot environment.

How can I configure extra Plug and Play drivers for a Windows 2000 installation?

Unsigned drivers are stopping my unattended installations.

What are the directories I can have under $OEM$ for an unattended installation in Windows 2000?

DontDisplayLastUserName setting is lost in upgrade from NT 4.0 to Windows 2000.

How do I enable ACPI on my machine/change the HAL?

How do I disable/enable ACPI on my machine during installation?

The Administrator password I set during unattended installation is ignored.

 

 

Internet Explorer 4.0/5.0

How can I remove the Active Desktop?

How can I get past the “Active Desktop Recovery” page?

What keyboard commands can I use with Internet Explorer 4.0?

How can I create a keyboard shortcut to a web site?

How can I customize folders with web view enabled?

How can I change the icons in the Quick Launch toolbar?

I have lost Show Desktop/View Channels from the Quick Launch bar, help!

How do I change the default Search Engine?

How do I remove the Internet Explorer icon from the desktop?

How can I browse off-line?

How can I reclaim wasted space by Microsoft’s Internet E-mail readers?

I cannot specify a download directory when I download a file.

Internet Explorer opens .EXE files instead of Downloading them.

How can I change the default start page?

I have forgotten the content advisor password.

Where can I download IE 5.0 beta?

How do I clear Internet Explorers History?

How can I modify IE’s toolbar background?

How can I restore the IE animated logo?

Are there any Easter Eggs in Internet Explorer 5.0?

How can I stop users accessing local drives via Internet Explorer?

What additional restrictions are available in Internet Explorer IE4.01 SP2 and above?

How can I configure proxy settings in Internet Explorer 5.0?

How can I install Internet Explorer 4.0 without adding the IE icon to the desktop?

How do I use the Internet Explorer 5.0 repair tool?

I have forgotten the content advisor password under Windows 9x/IE 5.0.

The tab key does not select the right hand pane in a IE5 help search.

How do I turn off Internet Explorer AutoComplete?

Where can I get the patch for the IE 5.0 DHTML problem?

I get an error when I try and install Internet Explorer 4.0 using Active Setup.

How do I set an Internet Explorer favorite icon for my web site?

How can I detect if Windows Update is installed on a machine?

Internet Explorer Admin Kit version of IE 5.0 replaces the 128 bit encryption on Windows 2000.

How can I start Internet Explorer without the toolbars?

 

 

Internet Information Server

What is IIS?

How do I install Internet Information Server?

What is Internet Service Manager?

What is Index Server?

What are Active Server Pages?

How can I configure the Connection Limit?

How do I change the default file name?

How can I enable browsers to view the contents of directories on the server?

How can I configure the FTP welcome message?

How do I configure a virtual server?

How can I administer my IIS server using a web browser?

How can I configure FTP to use Directory Annotation?

Only the first line of the Directory Annotation is shown.

How can I configure the amount of IIS Cache?

How do I create a virtual directory?

How to install FrontPage Extensions on Beta 2? – Windows 2000 only

What fixes are available for IIS?

How do I specify more than one default document?

How can I move my IIS server to another machine?

Front Page Search Component always returns No Documents Found running IIS4 and FP 98exts, why?

How to stop the NT4 Option Pack/Windows 2000 SMTP service from advertising 8bitmime?

How do I enable Index Server in Windows 2000?

How do I create a new Index Server catalog?

I receive an Index Server error ‘Query Is Too Expensive’, why?

I receive error ‘The catalog is corrupt’ when performing an Index Server search, what can I do?

How can I stop hidden files etc. being returned by Index Server queries?

How can I control the amount of resource used by the Index service? – Windows 2000

How can I stress test my IIS server?

How can I change the number of threads IIS uses?

How can I limit bandwidth/processor usage for IIS?

How do I enable FTP resume?

Statistics Server will not run on IIS 5.0?

How can I host multiple web sites on a single IP address?

How can I allow non administrators to publish to a FrontPage web site?

How can I disable command shell from within IIS?

How can I disable parent paths in IIS?

How do I configure Index Server catalogs?

 

 

License

How is NT Licensed?

How can I view what licenses I have installed/used?

How do I install extra licenses?

How do I convert from Per Server to Per Seat?

How can I reset the License Information?

How can I run the License Manager software on a NT Workstation?

 

 

Macintosh

How do I add the services for Macintosh?

How can I read a Macintosh disk from Windows NT?

Does NT RAS support AppleTalk?

Can NT act as an AppleTalk client?

How can I make a Macintosh PPP connection to Windows NT RAS?

I am unable to write to the Microsoft UAM folder from the Macintosh?

Is there an Outlook (Exchange Server) client for Macintosh?

What configuration is needed for Mac’s to work with Proxy Server 2.0?

I am unable to connect to the server using the Mac Outlook client, why?

My Mac hangs if I connect to an NT share and don’t have full permissions for the directory root.

Large file copies to/from Macintosh crash NT Server, what can I do?

 

 

MS-SQL Server

How do I install SQL Server 6.5?

How do I register a SQL Server with SQL Enterprise Manager?

How can stop and start the SQL services?

How do I modify the sa password for SQL?

How do I visually edit/view data in a SQL database?

I am getting a message ‘dbprocess dead or not enabled’ running my query.

How can I add/amend/delete columns?

I am getting a blue screen / completely hung machine / server restart on my SQL Server/client.

Where are the cascade update/delete functions in SQL Server?

How can I issue a SQL command that uses a variable for the tablename, columns etc?

Why does my transaction-log fill up when I use fast-bcp?

Why can’t I backup/restore my SQL Server database to the network?

Can I do a SQL backup to a tape drive on another server?

I have a query that seems to lock other users out of the system.

Should I apply SQL SP4?

How do I transfer data from another DBMS/format to SQL Server?

Why can’t I get at a network file when I run a program from xp_cmdshell?

Is MS SQL Server Y2K compliant?

How can I change the owner of an object in SQL?

I’ve just changed NT domain for my SQL Server/clients and am unable to connect.

Are there any “easter eggs” in SQL Server?

How do I encrypt fields in SQL Server?

What tools are available to produce entity relationship diagrams for SQL Server?

Where is the SQL Server FAQ?

Which SQL net-lib is the fastest?

I’m having trouble installing SQL Server.

I am missing the whole of MSDB, or just some tables – how do I create them?

Why do my device sizes appear as negative values in SQL EM?

How do I do row-level locking on SQL Server?

How many bytes can I fit on a page in SQL Server and why?

I am getting a gpf/registry error installing SQL Server – what is happening?

How do I change the sort-order or character set for a SQL Server database?

What SQL servicepack am I running?

My SQL Server database has been marked “suspect” – what can I do?

How do I remove the tempdb database from master?

What are the changes/differences between vX and vY of SQL Server?

How can I speed up SQL Server applications running over slow links?

How can I fix a corruption in a system table?

Why can’t I connect Enterprise Manager to my local copy of SQL Server?

What is the limit on the number of tables in a query in SQL Server?

I’m doing a transfer using the SQL EM transfer tool, and not only is it not transferring the objects.

What registry entries does SQL Server use?

How can I view the SQL Server log?

How can I upgrade the 120-day evaluation version to the full SQL version?

I’m not seeing anything in the current activity screen in SQL EM.

How can I output records/messages to a flat file from inside a SQL Server TSQL script?

My SQL Server database is showing as “recovering”.

I am getting a SQL Server error message “login failed”.

Can I run SQL Server on the same machine as Oracle, Exchange etc.?

Why do my SQL Server identity values get out of synch causing gaps/duplicates etc.?

How can I restrict access to my SQL Server so that it only allows certain machines to connect?

How can I restrict access to my SQL Server so that it only allows certain programs to connect?

How does SQL Server clear up orphaned connections?

Why does the SQL Server Database Maintenance Wizard warn about databases greater than 400Mb?

Why does my SQL Server log show that it’s still full? – I have truncated it.

How do I connect to SQL Server from a non-microsoft machine?

How can I completely uninstall SQL Server?

What does dbcc traceon(208) mean in SQL Server?

How do I install SQL Mail?

I’ve got a problem/query with the beta of SQL Server 7.0. Where can I get help?

Why do I have problems revoking permissions on some tables with SQL Server?

What hardware/software can I run SQL Server on?

Why is a SQL Server restore (LOAD DATABASE) so much slower than a dump database?

What are the *.DMP files that appear in the SQL Server log directory?

Can I do an NT defrag on a SQL Server .DAT device/file?

Can I compress a SQL Server .DAT device/file?

Why can’t I install SP4 for SQL Server to my Win95 machine like the readme says I can?

I’m getting an error 1117 in SQL Server. Can I rebuild the extents somehow?

Why can’t I get at a network file when I run a program with xp_cmdshell from SQL Server?

I am having problems with SQL Server running bcp from xp_cmdshell.

How do I store/retrieve text and image data in SQL Server?

How can I amend the system tables in SQL Server?

I am having problems installing a SQL Service pack.

How can I move a SQL Server device from one disk to another, or rename it?

How can I recover a SQL Server database when all I have left is the .DAT device?

How can I re-install SQL Server without losing any data under a new version of NT I have installed?

How can I install SQL Server client tools in unattended mode?

How can I access data across two separate databases in SQL Server?

How can I transfer SQL Server data between an Intel box and an Alpha?

I can’t run SQL Server Enterprise Manager.

I’ve put tempdb in ram and now I can’t restart my SQL Server.

How do I transfer data between SQL Server databases / across servers?

What packages are available to do source control on SQL Server SP’s, DDL etc.?

Where can I get the ANSI92 SQL information from.

How do I connect to SQL Server through a firewall?

I’m getting a sort failed 1501 message on SQL Server – what’s going on?

I’m getting a 1112 error on SQL Server – what’s going on?

Why do I get the message WARNING: Process being freed while holding Dataserver semaphore in SQL Server.

What are good SQL Server books? And other sources of reference.

Where can I get SQL Server hot-fixes from?

How can I create a user-defined function in SQL Server?

How can I pass an array of values to a SQL Server stored-procedure?

How can I delete duplicate rows from a SQL Server table?

My SQL Server errorlog is filling up with entries. How can I switch or truncate it?

Which sort-order should I choose for my SQL Server for the fastest performance?

Why is my application locking up in SQL Server?

Where can I get the SQL Server Programmers Toolkit?

I’m getting an error 80004005 message connecting to SQL Server – what’s going on?

Is it safe to clear down the msdb..sysbackuphistory table in SQL Server?

I’m having problems getting more than x connections from a 16-bit client to SQL Server

How can I restrict the number of rows returned to my query in SQL Server?

I can’t use a tape-drive with SQL Server, but it works ok with NT Backup. Why?

SQL Mail keeps hanging – meaning I have to restart SQL Server to clear it.

How can I convert a string to “proper” case in SQL Server?

Where can I get Embedded SQL for SQL Server?

Does SQL Server support Unicode?

Where can I download SQL Server utilities, service packs etc.?

How can I disble the dial-up remote network prompt with the SQL Server GUI tools?

Error message : Failed to obtain TransactionDispenserInterface: XACT_E_TMNOTAVAILABLE.

Should I amend the SQL Server “Backup Buffer Size”?

What is SQLHDTST.EXE for SQL Server and where do I get it?

How can I install the 32-bit SQL Server client for NT or Windows 9x?

I am getting a message GetOverLappedResult() from a SQL Server query.

What does the SQL Server error message Lazywriter: WARNING, couldn’t find slot, 8/8, scanned 8 mean?

I have a corrupt SQL Server table that I can’t drop. What can I do?

Why can’t I BCP a Unix file into SQL Server? I get UNEXPECTED EOF messages.

What can’t I do with SQL Enterprise Manager under Win9x?

I am getting a message “Protocol error in TDS Datastream” from a SQL Server query.

Why is SQL Server slower than Access/FoxPro/DBase etc.

Can I turn SQL Server logging off?

What tools are available to debug stored-procedures under SQL Server?

Why do I get an error “Error: 702, Severity: 20, State: 1” running a SQL Server query?

What do the bufwait and writelog errors in SQL Server mean?

Who are Microsoft Product Support Services?

What is a “SQL Server MVP” and how do I become one?

I’m getting an access denied or CreateFile message when connecting to SQL Server.

How can I automate the scripting of a database/objects in SQL Server?

Why is the date I get via select getdate() wrong in SQL Server?

Where is the pointer to master stored in SQL Server? How can I move the master database?

Why do I see page faults/sec above 0 when I have a dedicated SQL Server machine?

How do I configure a connection to use tcp-ip sockets with SQL Server?

How can I do a crosstab function using standard TSQL in SQL Server?

How can I run an external (non-SQL) program/dll etc. from within a TSQL SQL Server script?

What specification hardware do I need to run SQL Server for good performance?

How can I stop a SQL Server process?

I get an ODBC error.

I’ve forgotten the sa password for SQL Server – what can I do?

Why does my SQL Server code sometimes respond slower than normal when I haven’t changed anything?

Should I apply SP5? Will it cause more problems than it fixes?

Do I really need 166Mhz Pentium processors to run SQL Server 7.0?

Does SQL Server run under Win2000/NT5?

How do I change the name of SQL Server?

Why has my tempdb in SQL Server filled up?

Mail messages are stuck in my outbox with SQL Mail.

I am getting an error “Msg 2503, Level 16, State 1 Table Corrupt” on my SQL Server – what can I do?

I am getting an error 2521 on my SQL Server – what can I do?

I am getting an error 605 on SQL Server – what can I do?

I get an error #610 – Maximum number of databases that may be accessed by a transaction is x.

I’m getting a “bad token” error message from SQL Server – what causes this?

Why do I get slow or no connections to SQL Server using IPX from my Win3x and Win9x clients?

I’m getting the following error with SQL 7 regarding DTS inability to transform data.

With SQL Server should I get more processors or faster processors?

How can I get ISQL.EXE to return a DOS errorlevel for me to test?

Does SQL Server have any built-in functions to work with julian dates?

Why can I connect to SQL Server with the tcp-ip sockets netlib and not named-pipes

Should I apply NT 4.0 SP4 to my SQL Server system?

Are there any resources or tools to aid in an Oracle PL/SQL to SQL Server TSQL conversion.

What is a reproduction (repro) script that I need to produce for a SQL Server bug?

Do SQL Service Packs have to be applied in order or can I just apply the latest one?

Is there an Access upsizing wizard to SQL Server 7.0?

Why can’t I see master, msdb etc. in SQL 7 EM? Also I can’t see the system tables in user databases.

What versions of SQL 7 are there and what are the differences?

When SQL Executive starts I get the error id 109.

What tools are available to stress/benchmark SQL Server?

Why can’t I stop/start SQL from SQL Enterprise Manager?

Should I use tempdb in ram?

Does SQL 7 support tempdb in ram?

I am getting an error 4409 selecting on a view ever since I applied SP5 to SQL 6.5.

I am getting an error 603 on database recovery in a SQL 6.0 system.

Why do I get an error “SQL Server Assertion : File:<xxx.c> Line=yyy Failed Assertion=’zzz’?

How can I overwrite expired backups on a disk device to save on space and still keep a rolling x days there?

Should I set “boost priority” to 1 or “SMP” to -1 on SQL Server?

What are all the dbcc commands for SQL Server?

How can I see how many objects are actually open in SQL Server?

How can I get the hardware spec of a SQL Server remotely?

How can I tell what columns in my SQL Server database are identity columns?

I get an errot trying to load a trace file into the SQL 7 Profiler/Index Tuning Wizard.

How do I install the SQL Server Internet Connector Software?

Can I use a Worm/MO/CD-Rom jukebox with SQL Server?

When I run the MDAC setup routine that comes with SQL Server SP5(a) why does it re-invoke the SP setup?

How can I replace/change/delete characters in a SQL Server column?

Does SQL Server support row numbers like Oracle does?

When I do a SQL Server trace I see sp_cursoropen and sp_cursorfetch commands being sent

Does SQL 7 support db-lib?

Why do I get a 6.5 group in my SQL 7.0 MMC list of servers?

Can I run SQL 6.5 and SQL 7.0 on the same machine?

How can I check whether SQL 6.5 or SQl 7.0 is installed without connecting to SQL and logging on?

I’m running a stored-proc from VB. Why does it return control before the SP has finished?

Can I install SQL on a Terminal Server machine?

How can I report a SQL Server bug to Microsoft?

Why do I get the SQL Server error “Msg 8412 – Schemas differ” when doing a LOAD TABLE?

Why do I get an error message when I try to run SQL 7 EM – “MMC – Snap-in failed to initialize”?

Why is the week number returned by SQL Server wrong?

How can I un-install a SQL Server servicepack and go back to the original version?

How can I transfer database diagrams from one SQL 7 server to another?

Why is SQL Server 7 slower than 6.5 at running some of my sp’s?

How can I modify the SQL 7 unattended install script?

Is there an Access upsizing wizard to SQL Server 7.0?

Do I really need a 166Mhz Pentium processor to run SQL Server 7.0?

Why do I get an error ‘Bad pointer 0xABCDEF encountered while remapping stored procedure’ in SQL Server?

Why does sp_processmail fail with ‘Supplied datatype for set_user is not allowed, expecting ‘varchar”?

How can I pad an integer value in SQL Server with zeroes?

Where can I get a JDBC driver for SQL Server?

Why is SQL Server better/worse than Oracle?

A query produces this error in SQL 7 ‘Internal Query Processor Error’.

Any known issues with IE5 and SQL Server 7.0?

How can I programmatically get the next free device number (vdevno) in SQL 6.5 and below?

How can I get random numbers from SQL Server? Using rand() I always get the same sequence.

What is the precedence of the SET commands, database options, session options etc. in SQL Server?

Why am I seeing entries in sysindexes (or sp_helpindex) for indexes I have not created?

I’m getting #deleted entries in resultsets from ODBC since installing SQL 7, why?

How can I use SQL 7’s HDQ facilities to get at NT domain or Exchange information?

How can I tell if my code is ANSI-92 compliant?

How can I automate the scripting/transfer of a database/objects in SQL Server?

If I lose my data file (MDF) in SQL 7 I can’t backup the log to recover to a point in time – why not?

What does the SQL Server error message “sort: bob write not complete after xx seconds.” mean?

How can I run a DTS package from within SQL Server – e.g. a stored-procedure?

Where can I get Embedded SQL for SQL Server?

How can I get file information using SQL Server?

My SQL Server database has been marked “loading” – what can I do?

How can I connect to SQL Server from a Macintosh?

I am getting problems with ODBC apps since upgrading to SQL 6.5 SP5a or installing SQL 7.

How do I configure multi-protocol net-lib to force encryption of packets in SQL Server?

How can I ORDER BY different fields based on a variable in SQL Server?

Can I upgrade SQL 4.x to 7.0 directly?

How can I programmatically kick off a SQL dump and get the stats on how far through it is back dynamically?

Where does the list of SQL Server’s come from in registration/dialog boxes?

Can I add comments to SQL Server’s schema like I can with Access?

How can I pass an array of values to a SQL Server stored-procedure?

How does SQL Server clear up orphaned connections?

How do I configure the debugger in Visual Studio to work with SQL 7?

How can I connect from Delphi to SQL 7?

Why does my copy of SQL Server say it is the 120 day eval edition when it is the full commercial copy?

Why do I get a “variable is not declared” inside my EXEC statement?

What is the equivalent of the IIF command in SQL Server?

What does the red zig-zag line next to a server name in SQL Enterprise Manager mean?

Why do I get the error ‘An unknown full-text failure (80004005)’?

Why does the tcp-ip net-lib not appear as an option in SQL Setup?

How much longer will MS support SQL 6.5 for?

How can I tell whether a table is a system (Microsoft) table in SQL 7?

Where can I get SQL 7.0 SP1?

Why do I get “SQL Server has run out of locks” error message with SQL 7 – I thought it dynamically allocated them?

How do I configure the client query time-out for SQL Server?

How can I migrate from Access to SQL Server?

What does “bufdiscard: WARNING, page xx (dbid n, bp 0xzzzzzzzz) has stat0x10080(), skipping” mean?

Can I replicate/connect/whatever to SQL Server over the Internet?

How can I get ISQL.EXE to return a DOS errorlevel for me to test?

What programming languages can I write an extended stored-procedure in?

Does SQL Server 7.0 support XML?

Where can I get details on the layout of the TDS protocol that SQL Server uses to talk to clients?

Why can’t I use a GO in a stored-procedure?

Can SQL Server backup to a tape unit on another server?

How can I restore a single table in SQL 7?

How can I calculate someone’s age in SQL Server?

Where can I get the ANSI92 SQL information from.

Why do I get arithmetic overflows and ‘string truncated’ errors with SQL 7? I didn’t with 6.5.

Why do I get an “UNEXPECTED EOF” message in BCP?

Should I use char or varchar? What are the advantages?

How can I clear SQL Server’s procedure cache?

What registry entries does SQL Server’s client use?

Why do I get NULL when adding/concatenating a NULL value with SQL 7? I didn’t with 6.5.

How can I remove unwanted carriage-returns and line-feeds from a SQL table?

Is there a DATE function for SQL Server? I don’t want to hold the time.

How can I run a DTS package from within SQL Server – e.g. a stored-procedure?

Are there any examples of heterogeneous data queries from SQL 7 to other sources?

Why am I getting a message ‘The Enterprise Edition server component cannot be installed on Windows NT Server using this CD.’ installing SQL 7?

Can I load a SQL 6.5 dump or device file into SQL 7?

How do I know which version of MDAC I am running?

Does SQL Server have memory leaks? How can I tell?

Can I install SQL 7 and MSDE on the same machine?

I am trying to upgrade MSDE to full SQL Server and getting an error ‘You cannot install a version which is older (7.00.623) than the version on your machine (7.00.677)

Can I create SQL Server databases on network drives?

Should I apply NT 4.0 SP5 to my SQL Server system?

I can’t see the SQL performance counters in PerfMon. What could be wrong?

How do I connect to SQL Server from PERL?

Where does SQL server store the permissions on tables?

Why can’t I use RCMD.EXE via xp_cmdshell from SQL Server?

I have a corrupt log file – can I rebuild it?

How can I recover data from a SQL table that is corrupt with a bad page/pointer?

How can I clear a table and reset the identity back to 0?

Why would I get a message “Retrying row fetch:rowoffset entry n out of range (pg% obj%, db %)” from SQL Server?

How can I restrict the number of rows returned to my query in SQL Server?

Why can’t I shrink my database any smaller than xxx Mb?

What does sp_sdidebug do?

Should I upgrade to SQL 7.0? What are the known bugs?

What happened to the gui for column level permissions in SQL 7?

Under SQL 6.5 a user of ISQL/W or other tools could only see the databases they had permission to in the drop down boxes, not under 7.0, why?

Why does my ODBC v2 application not work with SQL 7? Why do I get a gpf in VBDB300.DLL?

Should I apply SP1 for SQL 7? Are there any known issues?

Why do I get an error in sqlsspi.c?

What is the equivalent of an Oracle synonym in SQL Server?

Does SQL Server support tape-loaders?

Does SQL Server support before and after (pre and post) triggers? What about row vs set triggers?

Where can I get examples of XP code for SQL Server?

I can run some SQL code or a DTS package myself fine, but when I run it using the SQL Scheduler it doesn’t work – why not?

How can e-mail with SQL Server without using an MS-Mail or Exchange server?

How can I transfer DTS packages from one SQL 7 server to another?

As a user of Digital/Compaq Alpha technology how does MS dropping support affect SQL Server?

How can I check with SQL whether a table is already there or not?

What does a wait type of CXPacket mean?

Why do I get an error – ‘DTS Wizard Error – CoCreateInstance Class not Registered’?

How can I insert the output of a dbcc command into a SQL Server table?

Why do I get weird messages using SQL 7’s MMC on Windows 2000 RC1?

What does a wait type of CXPacket or Exchange mean?

When would I use dbcc gaminit in SQL Server?

I’ve overallocated memory for SQL Server and now it won’t start – what can I do?

I have filled the model database’s log and now SQL won’t start with a 1105 error – what can I do?

I’m installing SQL Server and am getting a problem with ODBC

Why do I only get 255 characters back in a column in Query Analyzer?

How can I find duplicate rows in SQL Server?

How can I get a count for all tables in a database?

Why do I get an error “CANNOT GENERATE SSPI CONTEXT”?

How can I see what line a stored-procedure is on?

How can I list all available SQL Servers in my application?

How can I access Exchange stores from SQL Server?

Why does ISQL/W gpf when I move the mouse pointer with an Intellimouse.

How can I tell if a service is running from SQL?

What’s happened to SQL_PRESERVE_CURSORS in SQL 7.0?

Why does only one cpu get used with my SQL 6.5 system for an extremely complex/long running query?

How can I get on a beta program for new versions of SQL/OLAP/MSEQ etc?

How can I do a case-sensitive comparison on a SQL Server installed with a case-insensitive sort-order?

How can I configure SQL Server to listen on another net-lib? How can I tell what net-libs are being used?

Why do I get an error message “Not enough server storage is available to process this request”?

Why won’t my log shrink in SQL 7?

How can I use Lotus Notes for SQL Mail?

Why do I get invalid rows returned containing hyphens when my where clause doesn’t specify them?

Why is the week number returned by SQL Server wrong?

How can I get something added to the SQL Server wishlist?

In SQL 6.5 why does passing a 256 byte character string to an SP expecting a TEXT field produce a NULL when checked?

How can I clear SQL Server’s procedure cache?

How can I turn an IP address held as a string to the four separate integers?

How can I re-install just the MMC for SQL Server?

I need to move SQL Server to a new NT server – what are my options?

I’m getting an error message – “Cannot Load DLL ‘SDI’ Reason 126 ( The specified Module Cannot be found)” when doing a stored-procedure debug on SQL Server. Or breakpoints just don’t fire.

Where can I get more info on the spt_values table?

Where can I get a diagram of the SQL 7 system tables?

SQL Server hangs and becomes unresponsive – what can I do?

I’m having trouble with SQL Server unattended install, what could be wrong?

How can I change the default location for database files that SQL creates?

How can I tell if a column for a table already exists?

How can I programmatically create a DSN?

What is the dllhost.exe process on my machine that seems to use a lot of CPU?

What is the maximum number of rows in a SQL table? What other size limitations are there?

Are SQL Server userid’s and passwords passed in clear on the network?

When I change a table definition it often invalidates any views on that table. How can I fix this without re-creating the view?

How can I script my database schema?

How does a client talk to SQL Server? What is a net-lib? What network protocols are used? What net-libs support NT authentication/encryption?

I am getting a “cfgchar” problem installing SQL Server 6.5 SP5?

How can I tell if a stored procedure was created with the ANSI NULLS setting on?

Does SQL Server have an ‘ON ERROR RESUME’ type function in TSQL to match the VB facility?

Why do I get the error ‘Cannot use file <logfile> because it was originally formatted with a different sector size

What is the maximum number of rows in a SQL table? What other size limitations are there?

What does the red lightning bolt next to a server in SQL EM mean?

Why can’t I backup/restore my SQL Server database to JAZ/ZIP drive from SQL EM?

How can I compare that the contents of two tables are identical?

How can I decrypt a SQL Server stored-procedure?

How do I drop the index related to a primary key? DROP INDEX doesn’t work..

How can I get the current time in GMT rather than local time?

What do MS mean by Internal vs External fragmentation in SQL Server?

How do I know whether SQL Server is in per-seat or per-server mode? How can I change it? How can I add licenses?

How can I list all databases on an SQL Server?

How can I list all user tables on an SQL Server?

How can I resolve the error ‘An error 1069 – (The service did not start due to a logon failure)’ for SQL Server?

SQL Server only runs under NT. What cheap/free database runs under Linux?

Why could the SQL version switch utility not work?

How can I read/write to a flat file from inside a SQL Server TSQL script/stored-procedure/trigger?

Why am I getting gpf’s/hangs running SQL tools under Windows 9x – I don’t get the same problems with Windows NT clients?

What can I do about handling blocking and deadlocks in SQL Server?

How can I install SQL 7.0 Desktop Edition from the Back Office 4.5 CD’s?

Why am I getting an error “The RAID set for database <xxx> is missing member number <x>. Backup or restore operation terminating abnormally”?

Does SQL Server Enterprise Edition perform better than Standard edition?

I am getting an error where only 10 users can connect. I have more licenses than this – what is going on?

I can’t see the SQL performance counters on the second node in my cluster? I can see the NT ones ones.

When might I want to use a surrogate key?

How can I run some SQL code every time SQL Server starts?

Why am I being blocked by spid -1? I am not able to kill it and have to restart SQL Server to get around it.

Why does the new ‘TOP’ command in SQL 7 not work? I get a syntax error. Also ALTER TABLE and other SQL 7 only commands.

Where can I get SP2 beta for SQL 7.0?

How can I make sure the SQL Server agent auto-starts when I start SQL Server?

What conferences covering SQL Server are coming up?

I’m having trouble installing SQL Server on Win9x

How can I select random rows from a SQL Server table?

Can I do a SQL Server backup to a tape drive on another server?

Why do I get an error ‘Msg 602, Level 21, State 3. Could not find row in Sysindexes for dbid ‘x’, object ‘yyyyyyyy’,index ‘z’.’ when running a SQL Server query?

I am getting an error 603 restoring a database ever since I applied SP5 to SQL 6.5?

What issues are there with SQL 7’s DTS function and Oracle.

What is the Microsoft Loopback adapter and why do I need it for SQL Server?

Where can I get an OLE-DB/ODBC/JDBC driver to connect SQL Server to product xyz?

I have a SQL Server process that shows as being in SPINLOOP. What does this mean?

Now that SQL 7.0 is released can I still buy SQL 6.5?

How can I convert a SQL date/time to just date?

 

 

MultiMedia

How do I disable CD AutoPlay?

How do I install a Joystick in NT?

How do I change my Soundcards Settings (IRQ)?

Does NT 4.0 support Direct X?

Does NT have a speaker driver?

How do I install my SoundBlaster Sound Card?

How do I install a WaveBlaster card?

I have lost the speaker icon from my task bar.

How can I get my PCI based sound card to work under Windows 2000?

How can I check my machines DirectX support?

 

 

NetWare

What about Netware?

What are Client Services for Netware?

What are Gateway Services for Netware?

How do I install Gateway Services for Netware?

How do I attach to a NetWare 3.12 Server?

How do I attach to a NetWare 4.1 Server?

What are File and Print Services for Netware?

What is Directory Service Manager?

What is Migration Tool for Netware?

What are the NT equivalents of NetWare Rights?

NWCONVE.EXE is not migrating your users and groups.

I have very slow performance saving documents to a FPNW server.

How can I disable the print separator page when printing to a NetWare print server?

How can I stop my machine complaining about NWLNKRIP service not starting?

NetWare migration tool cannot find the domain controller.

How can I assign NetWare variables to NT variables?

I get print banners and confirmations through CSNW even though they are deselected, what can I do?

 

 

Network

How do I assign User Rights for a standalone server (not the PDC/BDC) in a domain?

I can’t FTP to my server, although the FTP service is running?

How do I validate my NT Logon against a UNIX account?

Can I synchronize the time of a NT Workstation with a NT Server?

How can I send a message to all users?

How do I change a Workstations Name?

How do I stop the default admin shares from being created?

How do I disconnect all network drives?

How do I hide a machine from Network Browsers?

How do I remote Boot NT?

How can I get a list of users currently logged on?

How do I configure NT to be a gateway to an ISP?

How do I install the FTP server service?

How do I get a list of all connections to my PC?

How can I get the Ethernet address of my Network card?

How can I configure the preferred Master Browser?

Is it possible to protect against Telnet attacks?

What Telnet Servers/Daemons are available for Windows NT?

How do I install MSN under NT?

What FireWall products are available for NT?

How do I install the Remoteboot Service?

How many connections can NT have?

How can I secure a server that will be a Web Server on the Internet?

How can I stop a user logging on more than once?

How can I get information about my domain account?

A machine is shown as Inactive in Server manager when it is not.

How do I automatically FTP using NT?

How can I change the time period used for displaying the password expiration message?

How can I modify share permissions from the command line?

How can I change the protocol binding order?

What criteria are used to decide which machine will be the Master Browser?

How can I get a list of MAC to IP addresses on the network?

How can I control the list of connections shown when mapping a network drive?

How do I grant users access to a network printer?

How can I create a share on another machine over the network?

I get errors accessing a Windows NT FTP Server from a non Internet Explorer browser.

How can I view which machines are acting as browse masters?

Is there any way to improve the performance of my modem internet connection?

How can I remotely tell who is logged on at a machine?

How do I remove a NT computer from a domain?

How can I shutdown a number of machines without going to each machine?

How can I close all network sessions/connections?

How can I connect to a server using different user accounts?

How do I set the comment for my machine that is displayed in Network Neighborhood?

How can I define multiple NetBIOS names for a machine?

How can I manage my NT domain over the net?

How can I remotely manage services?

Net.exe reference.

How can I make net.exe use the next available drive letter?

How can I check if servers can communicate via RPC’s?

How can I reduce the delay when using multiple redirectors?

How can a DOS machine connect to an NT domain?

Where are Windows 2000 network connections stored in the registry?

How do I install the loopback adapter in Windows 2000?

How can I turn off/on connection ghosting?

How can I map to an FTP server as a drive?

How can I create a browse election log file?

How do I enable the telnet server in Windows 2000?

How do I enable plain text passwords with the telnet server in Windows 2000?

What is REXEC?

What REXEC daemons (REXECD) are available for NT/2000?

How do I add a network place in Windows 2000?

What are the NetBIOS suffixes (16th character)?

How can I stop UNC shares automatically being added to My Network Places?

Where do I get netdiag.exe and what is it?

 

 

Performance

How do I move my pagefile?

How big and where should my Pagefile be?

Users complain server response is slow, but when I use the server everything is fine.

Is there a RAM disk in NT4.0?

How can I monitor disk performance?

How can I tell if I need a faster CPU?

I need to run a number of 16 bit apps, what is the best way to do this?

How can I run an Application at a higher priority?

How can I monitor processes that start after I start the Performance monitor?

How can I view information in the Event Log from the command line?

Is there anything to help diagnose performance problems?

Is there anyway to output performance logs directly to a comma separated file?

How can I control the amount of memory NT uses for file caching?

How can I stop Windows NT System Code and Drivers being paged?

How can I change the size of the pagefile?

How can I remotely change the size of a pagefile?

Performance Monitor is not listing all possible objects and counters.

How do I enable disk counters in Performance Monitor in Windows 2000?

 

 

Printing

How do I create a queue to a Network Printer?

How do I delete a network port (e.g. LPT3:)?

How do I configure my print jobs to wait until out of hours?

How can I disable the Printer PopUp message?

How do I change the Print Spool location?

How do I enable Print Auditing?

How do I enable drag and drop printing?

How do I configure a Print Separator Page?

How can I restrict which users can install local printer drivers?

How many printers can be on one NT Server?

How can I print to an ascii text file?

How do I set security on a printer?

I get the error “The print processor is unknown” when installing a printer.

Where in the registry is the default printer set?

When I try to print to a parallel device I receive error: System could not find the file.

How can I allow members of the Printer Operators group to Add Printers?

How can I configure NT as a print server for UNIX systems?

How can I audit the no. of pages printed by any particular user on an NT network?

How do I create a custom page size for a printer?

The additional NetBIOS name of my server does not work for print services.

How can I stop print jobs writing to the System Log?

How do I create a queue to a Network Printer in Windows 2000?

How can I view print jobs from the command line?

How can I delete a print job from the command line?

How can I add a printer to the send to context option?

Sharing printers between Unix and NT.

How can I set the default printer from the command prompt?

How can I maintain printer information for my domain?

What are the printer improvements in SP6 for NT 4.0?

How can I add a printer from the command line?

How can a printer be listed in the Active Directory?

How can I print from the command window/use lpt1 etc?

How can I check/replace incompatible Windows 2000 printer drivers?

How can I administer printers via the web?

 

 

Problem Solving

I have installed Office 97 now I can no longer use Desktop Themes.

I cannot delete a file called AUX.BAT or COM1!

The AT command does not work!

I can’t format a disk/ create an Emergency Repair disk?

When I change CD’s/access the floppy drive NT crashes.

After a new installation of NT, I can logon but no shell starts.

I have a Matrox Millenium graphics card and the windows blink and flash when moved.

When I start NT I get NTDETECT twice.

My desktop disappears after a crash.

I have installed a second CPU, however NT will not recognize it.

I reinstalled NT, now I cannot logon.

I have Windows 95 installed, and I am trying to start the NT installation but it fails.

An Application keeps starting every time I start NT.

Each time I start NT I get a file delete sharing violation?

Sometimes when I run a program or Control Panel applet it says “no disk in drive a:”.

When I try and create an Emergency Repair Disk I get an error that files are missing.

I have installed Service Pack 3, now I cannot run Java programs.

Every time I start NT, explorer is started showing the system32 directory.

I have removed my IDE CD-ROM drive, now NT will not boot.

I get the error, The procedure entry point WNetEnumCachedPasswords could not be located.

What information is shown in the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) ?

I have created my own service, however on logoff the application stops.

I can’t install any software.

I get an error “This application is not supported by Windows NT”.

I have installed IE 4.0 now my shortcut icons are corrupt.

I have lost access to the root of the boot partition, now I can’t logon.

I receive the error: The procedure entry point WNetEnumCachedPasswords could not be located.

How can I perform a kernel debug?

How do I configure remote debugging?

I get the error “Not enough server storage is available to process this command”.

I can’t delete a directory called con.

I get an error when I try to export a profile other than Administrator.

I have chosen a screen resolution that has corrupted display and now I can’t restore it

I get error “Boot record signature AA55 not found (1079 found)”.

When I boot up NT, it pauses for about 30 seconds on the blue screen.

I receive a RDISK error, disk is full.

My Shortcuts try and resolve to UNC paths?

When I select a hyperlink or open a channel system32 folder opens?

When I try and use WinAT I get a Dr Watson error.

Drive mappings are being created by themselves.

I can’t create a partition over 1GB on an Adaptec 2940 SCSI controller.

I get a STOP 0x00000078 error.

A file Testdir.tmp is created on a shared volume which cannot be deleted.

How can I replace an in use NT system file?

I removed my folder association and cannot open any folders!

The batch file I schedule to run does not work with the /every switch.

I have a volume of type Unknown in Disk Administrator.

I am unable to use Start from the command line with files with spaces in.

I am not offered the option to install from an INF context menu.

How can I deallocate corrupt Memory?

I am unable to run certain 16 bit applications.

I have a service stopping NT from booting.

If I run winfile d: it starts Explorer?

I have problems with tips after Service Pack 4.

After installing Service Pack 4 my ATAPI/IDE ZIP drive is not available.

Disk power management does not work after Service Pack 4.

I get error: Your password must be at least 0 characters long.

What is Remote Explorer?

When I try and edit the default domain controller policy the local policy is shown, why?

My desktop icons are corrupt, what can I do?

How can I kill an orphaned process?

I have lost my executable association.

How can I save the BSOD information?

Why do I get the message ‘Initialization of USER32.dll or KERNEL32.dll’ failed?

Users are unable to logon to my Small Business Server even though I have enough licenses.

How can I use path names longer than 255 characters?

I get error ‘Setup was unable to copy the following file CDROM.SYS’, why?

Logon scripts are hanging/looping, why?

The NTVDM and WOW subsystems cannot start correctly, what can I do?

What does message/error/event X mean?

When I double click on a MSI file it has no association, what can I do?

I am unable to stop a process from Task Manager even though I’m an Administrator, what can I do?

I am unable to run CHKDSK, it cannot lock or open volume for direct access.

I get a Blue-Screen of Death during setup, help!

After uninstalling Windows 98 I am unable to boot NT.

My last known good configuration is missing or corrupt and I can’t boot NT.

When I start Explorer I get a Dr Watson error, what can I do?

I get an error after installing IE 4.0 SP2 on a Terminal Server.

I get error ‘Program will not fit in memory’, what’s the cause?

After installing SP4/SP5 on NT 4.0 daylight saving is automatically enabled.

I’ve installed a Promise Ultra IDE card but NT/2000 will no longer work.

Some entries are missing from the Add/Remove programs control panel applet.

The default source path for my Windows 2000 installation is not correct.

What keys are available during startup of Windows 2000 to troubleshoot?

Installation of Windows 2000 hangs at the ‘Setup is inspecting your computer’, what can I do?

What logs are available to troubleshoot Windows 2000 installation problems?

Why are my AT and SOON commands not working properly?

I get error ‘CAPI: The install program could not open the signature file’ when installing SP5 hotfixes.

I get an event log, Crash Dump is Disabled, why?

I’m getting a BSOD at startup with error C0000135.

I’m unable to install Outlook 98, IE 5.0, error about log file command line.

NT 3.51 daylight saving update.

The SUBST command is not working correctly in Windows 2000.

I’m unable to install the Command Console on a mirror in Windows 2000.

I’m receiving Event ID 3013.

I don’t get sound on DOS games under NT.

I get an error event 1501 trying to start the Event Log service.

How can I configure a service to automatically restart if it stops?

I’ve disabled ACPI in my BIOS now Windows 2000 will not boot.

How to I upgrade/downgrade to a multi-processor system in Windows 2000?

My machine BSOD’s whenever I try to watch a DVD, what can I do?

I get ‘Error occurred getting driver list from inf file. Err=0’ when starting the SCSI control panel applet.

Where are the Dr Watson logs in Windows 2000?

I get a BSOD of death, SYSTEM_LICENSE_VIOLATION, what did I do?

I can’t install Office 2000 on Windows 2000.

I’m missing the Windows 2000 Advanced menu option on startup.

I can’t access the information in memory.dmp as a normal user.

I cannot delete a file named con or nul.

How do I change the system disk on a Windows 2000 system?

I get an IRPStackSize event log every time I start Windows 2000.

Global.exe does not work with DNS domain names.

I’m unable to upgrade my Windows 2000 evaluation version to the full edition using a Windows 2000 upgrade CD.

I can’t load the basicdc.inf using the Security Configuration and Template editor or get errors in event log if I implement it?

I’m unable to view/delete pagefile.sys using the recovery console.

I get error messages when I try to eject/format/label a removable disk.

I’m getting a large number of event 2022 event logs.

I’m missing the ‘Computers Near Me’ My Network Places group.

 

 

Proxy Server 2.0

What is Proxy Server 2.0?

How do I install Proxy Server 2.0?

How do I install the client for the WinSock Service?

How do I remove the client WinSock Service?

How can I bypass the client Winsock?

How do I configure an Internet Browser to use the Web Proxy service?

How do I manage the Proxy Server?

How can I configure the Proxy server to automatically dial out to the ISP when needed?

How can I stop and start the Proxy services?

How can I use the Web based Proxy Server Administration software?

Which port does WinSock use?

How can I configure the RAS Autodisconnect?

How do I ban the Dilbert Zone using Proxy Server? 🙂

How do I install Proxy Server 2.0 on Windows 2000?

How can I create custom error messages for Proxy Server?

Audio and Video are unavailable in NetMeeting via Proxy server, why?

How can I use Chat behind a Proxy server?

 

 

RAID

Does NT Workstation support RAID?

What RAID levels does NT Server Support?

How do I create a Stripe Set with Parity?

How do I recreate a broken Stripe Set?

How do I remove a Stripe Set?

Can NT be on a Stripe Set?

How do I create a Mirror Set (RAID 1)?

How do I break a Mirror Set?

How do I repair a broken Mirror Set?

Can I install NT on a stripe set?

I am unable to boot using on the Mirror disk.

I have reinstalled NT now I have lost all RAID/volume sets.

How do I create a RAID 5 set in Windows 2000?

How do I delete a RAID 5 set in Windows 2000?

How do I regenerate a RAID 5 set in Windows 2000?

How do I create a mirror set (RAID 1) in Windows 2000?

How do I break a mirror set (RAID 1) in Windows 2000?

 

 

RAS

How do I connect two Workstations using RAS?

Is it possible to dial an ISP using the command line?

How can I stop the RAS connections closing when I logoff?

How can I create a RAS Connection Script?

How can I debug the RAS Connection Script?

How do I configure RAS to connect to a leased line?

How can I disable RAS AutoDial?

RAS tries to dial out even on local resources.

I have connected via RAS to a server however I can only see resources on the machine I connect to.

How do I force the Logon Using Dialup Networking to be checked by default on the logon screen?

Where are the RAS phone book entries and settings stored?

How can I change the number of rings that RAS server waits for before answering?

How can I configure how long RAS Server waits before calling back a user when callback is enabled?

Whenever I connect via RAS I cannot connect to local machines on my LAN.

How can I disable the “Save Password” option in dial-up networking?

How can I set the number of Authentication Retries for Dial-Up connections?

How can I set the Authentication Time-out for Dial-Up connections?

Enabling 128-bit RAS Data Encryption.

Why does my RAS client have the wrong subnet mask, etc.?

How long is the lease on the IP address when issued to a RAS client from DHCP?

How can I disconnect users from the RAS server?

How can I disable the modem speaker when dialling?

How can I limit RAS callers to see only the machine they connect to rather than the whole network?

How do I install the Windows 98 Virtual Private Network adapter?

How do I install the Point To Point Tunneling Server?

How do I install the Windows NT Virtual Private Network client?

How can I remove the dial-up networking icon from My Computer?

I’ve connected two computers using two 56K modems but I never connect at more than 33Kb, why?

My modem is not supported by RAS, what can I do?

I get error ‘There is no answer’ from the PPTP server, why?

DEVICE.LOG does not capture modem commands, what can I do?

How do I create a dial-up connection in Windows 2000?

When loading a program, I get the error message “RASMAN.DLL failed to load”.

How can I enable 4.0 RAS servers in a Windows 2000 domain?

How can I disable 4.0 RAS servers in a Windows 2000 domain?

How can I get the Dial-Up Networking information in Windows 2000?

 

 

Recovery

How do I create an Emergency Repair Disk?

How do I create a NT Boot Disk?

I get the error “Can’t find NTLDR”

How do I recover a lost administrator password?

I have set a drive to no access, now no-one can access it.

If I copy a file with Explorer or from the command line, the permissions get lost.

How can I get my taskbar back?

I get the error “NTOSKRNL.EXE missing or corrupt” on bootup.

How do I configure Directory Replication?

How do I remotely create an Emergency Repair Disk?

How do I promote a Backup Domain Controller to the Primary Domain Controller?

How do I reinstate my old PDC back into the Domain as the PDC?

What tuning can be performed on Directory Replication?

I am unable to perform a repair without a CD-ROM drive?

Changing the Administrator password if you have forgotten it.

Where is RDISK in Windows 2000?

How do I install the Recovery Console?

How do I create a bootable CD-ROM containing ERD Commander/Professional?

How do I enable kernel only crash dumps?

What’s the difference between manual and fast recovery in Windows 2000?

I’ve deleted NTBOOTDD.SYS and can’t find it anywhere.

 

 

Registry

What is the Registry?

What files make up the registry, and where are they?

How do I restrict access to the registry editor?

What is the maximum registry size?

Should I use REGEDIT.EXE or REGEDT32.EXE?

How do I restrict access to a remote registry?

How can I tell what changes are made to the registry?

How can I delete a registry value/key from the command line?

How can I audit changes to the registry?

How can I clean up/remove invalid entries from the registry?

I make changes to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\HARDWARE but they are lost on reboot.

What data types are available in the registry?

How can I automate updates to the registry?

How do I apply a .reg file without the success message?

How can I remotely modify the maximum registry size?

I can’t update DWORD values using REG.EXE.

How can I install a .inf file from the command line?

How can I compress the registry?

Access to the registry tools has been stopped, is there any way to get access?

Where does Windows 2000 store the last key accessed?

What’s new in the Windows 2000 version of RegEdit?

How do I add a DWORD value from a .INF file?

 

 

Security

How do I enable auditing?

How do I view/clear the security log?

Where can I get more information on the Event Viewer?

Where can I get information on NT security problems?

How can I restore the default permissions to the NT structure?

How can I copy files and keep their security and permissions?

How do I enable auditing on certain files/directories?

How do I use the System Key functionality of Service Pack 3?

How do I remove the System Key functionality of Service Pack 3?

How can I configure the system to stop when the security log is full?

How can I clear the pagefile at shutdown?

How do I enable strong password filtering?

How do I set what happens during a crash?

How can I configure the system to automatically reboot in the event of a crash?

How do I enable auditing on the SAM?

How can I enable strong protection on shared system objects?

How can I restrict access to objects from Anonymous accounts?

How do I enable SMB signing?

How do I disable LanManager challenge/response in NT?

How can I check the security of my passwords?

A description of Permissions in NT.

How can I restrict guest access to Event logs?

How can I enable auditing of base objects?

How can I configure my system to be C2 compliant?

How can I enforce an Internet access control policy?

What does System Key actually protect my passwords from?

What is a SID (Security ID)?

What security mailing lists exist for keeping up to date?

How can one protect against password hackers that use sniffers like l0pht?

How can one detect that users have cracked a password?

How is information enumerated through NULL session access, Remote Procedure Calls and IPC$?

How do I use the Security Configuration and Analysis snap-in?

What is Kerberos?

How is the shared key used by Kerberos distributed?

How is the long term key between a client and the KDC distributed?

How can I change the ticket lifetime used by Kerberos?

What is PKI?

What is a digital signature and how does it work?

What are secret keys?

 

 

Service Packs and Hotfixes

Service Packs and Hot fixes

What are the Q numbers and how do I look them up?

How do I install the Service Packs?

How do I install the Hot fix?

How do I remove a Hot fix?

How do I install Service Pack 3?

Emergency Repair Disk issues after installation of Service Pack 3.

How do I remove the Java Hotfix for Service Pack 3?

How do I install multiple Hotfixes at the same time?

How do I install Hotfixes the same time as I install Service Pack 3 onwards?

I have installed Service Pack 3, now I cannot run Java programs.

I have installed Service Pack 3, however the Policy Editor has not been updated.

How can I tell if I have the 128 bit version of Service Pack 3 installed?

How do I install a service pack during a unattended installation?

What order should I apply the Hot fixes?

I get an error message when I try to re-apply a hotfix after installing a service pack?

When should I reapply a Service Pack?

What is Option Pack 4?

How can I tell which version Service Pack I have installed?

I receive an error trying to install Service Pack 4 for NT 4.0.

Setupdd.sys is missing in Service Pack 4.

Important steps for installing Service Pack 4.

Uninstalling Service Pack 4.

How can I tell who installed/uninstalled Service Pack 4?

Service Pack 4 unattended installation switches.

New Event Logs in Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 4.

When will Service Pack 6 for NT 4.0 be released?

I receive an error that setup.log cannot be found when installing a service pack.

How can I perform a function in a logon script depending on machines Service Pack version?

How can I check if I have SP6 or SP6a installed?

Is there a script that will reinstall a service pack and hotfixes then reboot?

How do I expand a service pack/hotfix without installing?

 

 

Support

What Newsgroups are good for NT information?

Where can I get more information?

 

 

System Configuration

How do I decrease the boot delay?

Where do I load ANSI.SYS?

How can I configure the local machine to perform a task at a set time?

How do I change the Organization name on NT?

How do I change the default location NT expects to find NT software for installation(i.e. CD)

How can I remove the Shut Down button from the login screen?

How can I Parse/Not Parse autoexec.bat?

How do I add a path statement in NT?

Can I change the default Windows Background?

How do I change the Start menu items under the line?

How can I restore the old Program Manager?

Is there a way to start NT in “Dos” mode?

How can I disable “Lock Workstation” when I press Ctrl-Alt-Del?

How can I make NT powerdown on shutdown?

How do I enable Ctrl-Esc to start Task Manager?

How can I allow non-Administrators to issue AT commands?

How do I control Access to Floppy Drives/CD-ROM drives?

I have DOS, Windows95 and NT installed, and want them all to show on the boot menu.

How do I remove an App from Control Panel?

How do I assign a drive letter to a removable drive?

How do I configure a default Screen Saver if no one logs on?

How do I configure the default screen saver to be the Open GL Text Saver?

How can I create a new hardware profile?

I have entries on the Remove software list that don’t work, how can I remove them?

How can I disable Dr. Watson?

How do I create a network share?

How do I connect to a network share?

How do I configure the boot menu to show forever?

How can I configure the machine to reboot at a certain time?

How can I configure Explorer to start with drive x: ?

How can I decrease the time my machine takes to shutdown/reboot?

How can I change the startup order of the services?

How can I configure the system so that certain commands run at boot up time?

What are the .cpl files in the system32 directory?

How can I create a non-network hardware configuration?

How can I remove the option “Press Spacebar for last known good config”?

How can I disable the OS2/POSIX subsystems?

How can I run a control panel applet from the command line?

How can I configure a program/batch file to run every x minutes?

What registry keys do the Control Panel applets update?

How can I run a script at shutdown time?

How can I create my own tips to be shown when NT starts?

How can I change the location of the event logs?

How can I configure the default Internet Browser?

How can I change the alert for low disk space on a partition?

Is it possible to delete/rename the Administrator account?

How can I tell NT how much secondary cache (L2) is installed?

What switches can be used in boot.ini?

How can I change the default editor used for editing batch files?

What are the default protections on an NTFS boot partition?

How do I configure the default keyboard layout during login?

How can I add my own information to General tab of the System Control Panel applet?

How can I change the program associated with a file extension?

How do I set a process to use a certain processor?

I have duplicate entries on my boot menu.

How can I stop a service from the command line?

How can I add the printer panel to the Start menu?

How can I hide the Administrative Tools on the Start menu?

How do I restrict access to the floppy drive?

How do I enable AutoLogon?

How do I disable AutoLogon?

How do I add a warning Logon message?

How do I stop the last logon name being displayed?

How can I stop people logging on to the server?

Users fail to logon at a server.

How do I enable NumLock automatically?

How do I limit the number of simultaneous logons?

%SystemRoot% is not expanded when I use it in a command.

How can I disable the Win key?

How do I set the number of Cached logons a machine stores?

How can I configure the system to run a program at logon time?

How can I install the Policy Editor on a Workstation?

How can I delete the “My Computer” icon?

How do I disable the file delete confirmation?

How can I switch the time between 24 hour and 12 hour?

How can I suppress boot Error Messages?

How can I enable/disable the Ctrl-Alt-Del to enter logon information? – Windows 2000 only

How can I stop the last username to logon from being displayed?

The screen saver can only be configured to start up to 60 minutes.

I have lost the ADMIN$ share.

How can I configure Notepad to wrap?

How do I modify the login timer for profiles?

How do I change the location for temporary files?

How do I modify system variables?

How do I disable the ability to change password?

How do I stop a process on a remote machine?

How do I install the Security Configuration Editor?

How can I get the cool UI effects to work on my P166 computer? – Windows 2000 only

How do I increase the number of Page Table Entries on my system?

How can I change the short date format from yy to yyyy?

How do I enable fast reboot on 4.0 SP4 and above?

How can I create a program alias?

How can I share my clipbook with other machines?

How can I stop tips showing on startup?

How can I configure Outlook Express to be the default News reader?

How can I modify the My Computer text to show logged on username and machine name?

How do I enable live scrolling on Word 97?

A useful tip for navigating in Explorer and the Registry Editor.

How can I automatically kill hung processes when I logoff?

How can I change the Info Tip for icons? – Windows 2000 only

How can I control who can eject ZIP disks? – Windows 2000

How can I configure monitor power off for the logon screen? – Windows 2000

What are the problems with workstations having the same SID?

How can I disable daylight saving time changes?

How can I improve I/O performance?

How can I configure the Windows 2000 System File Checker?

How to I install an Enterprise Certificate Authority?

How do I create a Certificate Trust List for the domain?

How can I lock a workstation from the command line?

How do I create a default association for files with no extension?

How do I create a default association for files with an unknown extension?

How do I set DLL files to use their own icon rather than the standard?

How can I make Explorer show the extension of known file types?

What are Super Hidden Files?

How can I view Super Hidden Files?

After upgrading from NT 4.0 to Windows 2000 the timeout in boot.ini has been reset to 30.

How can I force a check of protected system files in Windows 2000?

How can I disable the DLL cache in Windows 2000?

I can’t add or remove Accessories on a Windows 2000 professional machine.

How can I remove a device driver?

How do I remove the resource kit time service?

How can I configure event log wrapping in Windows 2000?

What are offline folders?

How do I set a folder as available/not available offline?

How do I configure a shared folder as automatically available offline?

How do I enable my computer to support offline folders/files?

How can I configure the time service in Windows 2000?

How can I configure Administrative Alerts in Windows 2000?

How can I tell if my Windows 2000 installation is registered?

How do I enable TAPI 2.1 support?

Configuring Dual fault tolerant mirrored drives.

What order are environment variables processed during logon?

How can I change the display order for the hardware profile list at startup?

How can I change the screen tip for a shortcut?

How can I enable network lockout for the Administrator account?

How can I remotely reboot, logout, shutdown a machine?

Where is the ‘ODBC Data Sources’ control panel applet in Windows 2000?

How do I view/create saved Directory Service, DNS and File Replication Service event logs?

How can I change the icon for drive letters?

How can I stop the Infotips being displayed for icons and drives?

How can I enable the Windows 2000 System File Checker to cache ALL DLL’s?

How can I move the DLL cache?

How can I disable the Start menu program scroll?

How can I restrict network browsing to users local workgroup/domain?

How can I stop users browsing computers in their local workgroup/domain?

How can I hide ALL desktop icons?

How do I upgrade my Windows 2000 installation to 128-bit encryption?

How can a user request a certificate via the web?

 

 

System Information

How can I tell the role of my NT machine?

How can I tell who has which files open on a machine?

How do I view all the applications/processes on the system?

Where can I get information about my machine?

How can I tell when NT was last started?

I have lost my NT Installation Key number, how can I find it out?

How can I get detailed system information from the command prompt?

How can I tell when NT was installed?

How can I tell if my NT installation is a 120 day evaluation or full?

How can I check what type of NT installation I have?

How can I tell if my NT installation is a “Not For Resale” installation?

Where is time zone information stored in NT/2000?

How can I tell which process has file X open?

How can I tell which DLL’s and API calls a program makes?

 

 

System Policy

How do System Policies work?

How do I modify a Policy?

How do I create my own Policy template?

Where can I get information on Profiles and Policies?

How can I control the Policy updates?

How can I implement locally based system policies?

 

 

TCP/IP

What is TCP/IP

How do I install TCP/IP

Is there a way to trace TCP/IP traffic using NT?

I do not have a network card, but would like to install TCP/IP.

I have installed TCP/IP, what steps should I use to verify the setup is correct?

How can I trace the route the TCP/IP packets take?

What is the subnet mask?

What diagnostic utilities are there for TCP/IP?

What is routing and how is it configured?

What is ARP?

My Network is not connected to the Internet, can I use any IP address?

How can I increase the time entries are kept in the ARP cache?

What other registry entries are there for TCP/IP?

How can I configure more than 6 IP addresses?

What are the common TCP ports?

How can I perform a migration to DHCP?

How do I assign multiple IP addresses to a single NIC?

How do I install the Network Monitor Utility?

How do I perform a network trace using NetMon?

Nothing shows up on my NETMON trace, why?

What is the NETMON agent?

How do I install the Network Monitor agent?

How do I monitor traffic for an agent?

How do I filter captured packets?

What is IPv6?

How will IPv6 addresses be written?

What is the IPv6 header format?

I am unable to install TCP/IP, why?

What switches can be used with PING?

How can I modify TCP retransmission timeout?

How can I disable media-sense for TCP/IP?

How can I check who owns subnet x?

How can I disable APIPA?

What is quality of server (QOS)?

How do I install QOS support in Windows 2000?

How do I configure QOS in Windows 2000?

How can I change the account used for the QOS service?

Is IP version 6 available for NT/Windows 2000/95/98?

What is IPSec?

How do I enable IPSec on a machine?

How do I define IPSec policy for a group policy object?

How do I enable IPSec traffic through a firewall?

How can I troubleshoot IPSec?

How can I manage/create IP Security policies?

How can I change the authentication method used for IPSec by a policy?

How can I install a certificate for use by IPSec?

 

 

Terminal Server

What is Terminal Server?

How do I install Windows NT 4.0 Terminal Server Edition?

How do I enable Terminal Server under Windows 2000?

How do I install Windows NT/95 based Terminal Server clients?

How do I install Windows for Workgroups based Terminal Server clients?

How do I connect to a Terminal Server from WFW/9x/NT/2000?

How do I close a Terminal Server connection?

How do I install applications for use with Terminal Server?

I can’t install Office 97 SR2 on Terminal Server.

How do I install Citrix Metaframe?

How do I create Citrix Metaframe client media?

How do I install the ICA DOS client?

How do install Backup Exec 7.X on TSE?

Can I use normal Service Packs on Windows NT Terminal Server Edition?

Can I use normal Hot fixes on Windows NT Terminal Server Edition?

I’ve reached 40 – 45 users and additional users can’t log onto Terminal Server?

How do I configure a CE based Terminal Server client?

I am having troubles getting the ICA DOS client to work.

Where can I download updates for MetaFrame?

What Service Packs are available for Windows NT Terminal Server Edition?

How do I send a message to a Terminal Server client?

How do I locate machines that are running Terminal Server?

How can I check if a user is logged on via Terminal Server?

Mouse movement is jerky in Terminal Server sessions.

Does MetaFrame run on Windows 2000?

How can I switch a session between window and full screen?

How can I remote control another terminal server session in Windows 2000?

What user environment extensions does the Windows 2000 terminal server component add?

How do I install Active Desktop on Terminal Server?

How do I enable client computers to logon to a Terminal Server?

 

 

Training

Where can I go for Training in Microsoft Products?

Where can I get more information about becoming a MCSE?

 

 

User Configuration

How do I create a captive account?

Where should Login Scripts go?

What should be in the Login Script?

Are there any utilities that help with login scripts?

Is there a way of performing operations depending on a users group membership?

How do I limit the disk space for a User?

What variables are available for use with a User?

Can I add user accounts from a database?

Is there a utility that shows who is currently logged on?

How can I change environment variables from the command line?

How can I hide drive x from users?

How do I make the shell start before the logon script finishes?

How can I find out which groups a user is in?

I can no longer see items in the common groups from the Start Menu.

How do I configure a user so they can change the system time?

How do I add a user?

How do I configure roaming profiles?

How can I configure each user to have a different screen resolution?

How can I create a list of all User Accounts?

How can I add a user from the command line?

How can I move users from one machine to another?

How can I configure a user to logoff at a certain time?

How can I grant User Rights from the command line?

How can I configure the system so all users share a common favourites folder?

How can I change the local Administrator passwords on machines without going to them?

How do I change my password?

How can I configure default settings for new users?

How can I tell which User has which SID?

How can I configure NT to not allow users to login if their mandatory profile is unavailable?

How do I automatically logoff clients after n minutes of inactivity?

How can I modify the size of icons on the desktop?

How can I disable Alt-Tab?

How can I configure the Alt-Tab display?

How can I edit the list of connections listed in Explorer when I map a connection?

How can I exclude the Temporary Internet Files folder from the user profile?

How can I stop the programs in my start-up folders running when I log on?

I can’t delete user x.

How can I stop users from being able to map/disconnect network drives?

How can I disable a whole group of users?

How can I remove a user from a group from the command prompt?

How can I remove the : from the time?

How can I rename a user from the command prompt?

Roaming profiles are not saved to the server.

I have made user shares hidden now connection fails.

How can I disable the Display control panel applet?

How can I disable elements of the Display control panel applet?

How do I debug roaming profiles?

How can I copy a user profile?

What are the differences between NT and 9x profiles?

When I log off all my home directory files are deleted.

How can I delete a local profile?

Copy profile locally problems.

Defining the profile area to use for a user.

How can I view which local groups on a trusting domain a user belongs to?

How do I limit user profile space?

I can’t logoff as my user profile quota is over the limit.

How do I grant user rights in Windows 2000? – Windows 2000 only

How can I logoff from the command prompt?

Where is User Manager for Domains in Windows 2000? – Windows 2000 only

How do I administer domain users in Windows 2000? – Windows 2000 only

How do I remove the Goto menu from Explorer?

How do I rename a global group?

Global groups over 20 characters create problems, why?

How can I disable the “Logon Using Dial-Up Networking” at logon time?

How can I stop a user closing the login script before it completes?

How can I configure a screen saver using a System Policy?

How can I tell at what time I logged on?

How can I stop certain folders being replicated as part of the user profile?

How can I generate a list of last user logon times for a domain?

How can I stop users creating persistent connections?

How can I map a drive/port for all new users on a machine without scripts etc?

I’m not given a warning if logged on using cached credentials in Windows 2000.

How do I manually delegate authority in Windows 2000?

How do I delegate authority in Windows 2000 using the Wizard?

 

 

Utilities

Where can I find the resource kit?

How do I run an application as a service?

How can I shutdown a computer remotely?

Where can I find a Unix su (substitute user) like utility?

I’m running NT on Alpha – Can I run INTEL programs?

What is TWEAKUI?

What else is good?

Do Windows 95 Powertoys work in NT?

Is there a X-terminal for NT?

Where is File Manager?

Where do I get Themes for NT?

Where can I get UNIX tools for NT?

How can I fix/replace/copy files on an NTFS partition from outside Windows NT?

What are the “Windows NT Support Tools”?

How do I load the RKILLSRV.EXE?

Where is File Manager in Windows 2000?

What is the Microsoft Management Console (MMC)?

How do I create a custom MMC configuration?

Where is X from NT 4.0 in Windows 2000?

How can I synchronize accounts between NT and Unix?

How can I add Open with Run Dialog to the context menu?

What is MSINFO32.EXE?

How can I uninstall IIS 4.0 and Option Pack 4?

How can I run a program as another user in Windows 2000?

Where is SCOPY in Windows 2000?

 

 

Various

What is SAMBA?

Why does the disk spanning function of PKZIP (command line version) not work under NT?

What virus killers are available for NT 4.0?

Does NT support the LS120 (adrive)?

Is NT year 2000 compliant?

What does x stand for?

What are the shortcuts available with the “Win” key?

How can I open a file with an application, other than the one it is associated with?

How do I change the icon associated with a short cut?

Is it possible to map a drive letter to a directory?

What keyboard shortcuts are available?

How do I schedule commands?

What are the long path names in the boot.ini file?

How can I execute a batch file using WINAT with Administrator Permissions?

I have 95 and NT installed, how can I configure the applications to run on both?

How can I stop and start services from the command line?

How do I delete a Service?

What is USER.DMP?

How in Notepad can I save a file without the .txt extension?

How can I move shares and their contents from one machine to another?

How do I create a shortcut on the desktop to a directory/disk?

How can I create a spare set of Windows95 disks?

What FAX software is available for Windows NT?

How can I delete files that are over x days old?

How can I speed up the performance of my OS/2 applications?

How can I install a font from the command line/batch file?

Information about Time Zones and daylight saving.

What are the ErrorControl, Start and Type values under the Services subkeys?

How do I type the Euro (€) symbol?

What is the Melissa/Papa virus?

How can I show the context menu without the right mouse button?

How can I check if a Virus warning is real or a hoax?

What DO those smileys mean :-)?

What DO those acronyms mean in mail messages <NIFOC> <HHOJ>?

How do you edit the list of local and toll numbers for a dialing location?

What is ExploreZip.worm and what should I do?

How can I move a dialog/window using just the keyboard?

How can I extract files from a CAB file?

Where is USRMGR.EXE in NT Workstation?

What are the Event Viewer login codes?

What is Opportunist locking?

How can I convert a binary number to hexadecimal?

What switches can be used with explorer.exe?

Where are files in the Recycle bin actually stored?

My recycle bin is corrupt?

What is the bubbleboy virus?

What is the OEM version of NT/2000?

How can I check DLL versions on my system?

How can I talk to a serial (COM) port from the command line/batch file?

 

 

Windows 2000 (NT 5.0)

What is new in Windows 2000?

Where can I get more information on Windows 2000?

How do I get the Microsoft Windows 2000 Beta?

What is Windows 2000?

Getting the most out of NT 5.0 beta 2.

What hardware is needed to run Windows 2000?

Where is the Hardware Compatibility List for Windows 2000?

When does Windows 2000 need rebooting?

When will Windows 2000 be released?

Is build 2195 the final version of Windows 2000?

Where do I get updates for Windows 2000?

 

 

Windows 95/98 as a client

How do I communicate with a Windows 95 client?

How can I administer my domain from a Windows95 client?

How do I force a 95 machine to logon to a domain?

How do I enable Windows 9x machines to use Group policies?

How do I enable Load Balancing on a Windows 95 machine?

How can I stop a Windows 95 machine acting as a browse master or backup browser?

Some of the Windows 95/98 clients do not show up in Network Neighborhood.

How can I stop my Windows 9x clients entering a separate password when logging onto a domain?

How do I enable profiles on a Windows 9x machine?

How do I enable roaming profiles for Windows 9x machines?

Can Windows NT and Windows 9x share a roaming profile?

How do I install the Windows 9x Policy Editor?

How can I stop Windows 9x profiles being copied to the home directory?

How do I implement local system policies on Windows 9x?

I have lost my Windows 98 installation key, how can I find it?

How do I install the Windows 9x directory services client?

A user has forgotten the local Windows 9x password, how can it be reset?

How do I enable remote registry editing for Windows 9x clients?

How do I connect a Windows 95 to NT using a null modem cable?

My Windows 9x clients cannot see shares over 12 characters.

How do I enable NTLM 2.0 support in Windows 98?

How can I fool a program into thinking my Windows 9x installation is Windows 3.11?

 

 

Windows Scripting Host

What is the Windows Scripting Host?

Where can I get the Windows Scripting Host?

How do I install the Windows Scripting Host software?

Where can I get more information on WSH?

How do I create a new user in NT using ADSI?

How do I run a windows script from the command line?

How do I run a DOS command in WSH?

How do I rename a file using WSH?

 

 

WINS

What is WINS?

How does WINS work?

How do I set up WINS?

What is a WINS Proxy Agent?

How do I configure WINS static entries for a non-WINS client?

How do I configure WINS to work with DHCP?

How can I compress my WINS database?

WINS Automatic Backup does not run every 3 hours.

WINS Log files are created in incorrect locations.

WINS server is not being queried for entries in LMHOSTS after Service Pack 4.

My WINS clients have stopped registering/querying the WINS server.

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