What are the Windows 2000 Support Tools? Where can I get them? Why do I need to update them?
Along with many useful tools built into the Windows 2000 operating system, over 40 additional Support Tools are included on the Windows 2000 CD. These tools are a subset of the Windows 2000 Resource Kits, including:
The Microsoft Windows 2000 Server Deployment Planning Guide in online format.
Approximately 50 of the Resource Kit tools.
These tools are intended to assist Microsoft support personnel and network administrators in diagnosing and resolving computer problems.
Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 (SP4) includes updates for the following Support Tools:
For detailed information about the specific tools being updated, read Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 812809.
Note: Tools can be accessed from Start’Run’Program Files’Support Tools, unless you chose Custom installation and changed the location of the files. The Support Tools are also available on the Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 CD in the ‘support’tools directory.
For descriptions of the tools and examples of how they are used, read "Windows 2000 Support Tools" (W2rksupp.chm). This help file is included in the support cab.
Download the Windows 2000 SP4 Support Tools (10.3mb)
Download the Windows 2000 SP4 Support Tools (10.3mb – local download – slow)
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