Windows 2003 Domain Rename

with 7 Comments by Daniel Petri

Can I rename my Windows 2003 Domain? Can I move Child Domains between different trees in Active Directory? Yes you can, by using the Windows Server 2003 Active Directory Domain Rename Tools. The Windows Server 2003 Active Directory Domain Rename Tools provide a secure and supported methodology to rename one or more domains (as well… Read More

Windows 2003 MCSE Certification Requirements

with 2 Comments by Daniel Petri

What are the Windows 2003 MCSE certification requirements? On February 17 2003, Microsoft has updated their Microsoft Certification Requirements page. This page will keep record of the most up-to-date certification requirements as posted by Microsoft on their public certification pages. Note: This page quotes Microsoft's page and uses their language and course descriptions. I've added… Read More

Windows 2003 MCSE/MCSA Upgrade Requirements

by Daniel Petri

What are the requirements for a W2K MCSE/MCSA to upgrade his or her certification to the Windows 2003 MCSE/MCSA certification? Microsoft has designed an upgrade path that will enable a current MCSE on Windows 2000 to earn the Windows Server 2003 credential in a time- and cost-effective manner. The certification requirements for MCSE on Windows… Read More

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    Windows 98 Second Edition (SE) Patches

    by Daniel Petri

    Windows 98 Second Edition (SE) Patches Note: Microsoft has stopped supporting Windows 98 and Windows NT 4.0 Workstation as of June 30, 2003. Required Patches Windows 98 SE requires the following security-related patches: Make sure you read Internet Explorer 5.X and 6.0 Patches and Internet Explorer 6.0 SP1 Patches before you go on. August 2005… Read More

    What is Windows Auditing?

    with 2 Comments by Daniel Petri

    Security is an ever increasing concern in almost every area of society today and computers are no exception. A detailed computer security plan should not only include policies and procedures to ensure that proper access rights are configured for all users, it must also include methods for verifying that these rights are effectively deployed throughout… Read More

    Windows Millennium (ME) Patches

    by Daniel Petri

    Windows Millennium (ME) Patches No one will help you, no one will support you, no one will ever hear you cry! The best patch to this sorry-looking, miserable, ill-fated, bugged, problematic and sick operating system is to format your hard disk and install a fresh copy of Windows XP Pro (Home Edition if you must).… Read More

    Windows NT 4.0 SP6a Patches

    by Daniel Petri

    Note: Microsoft has announced that it will stop supporting Windows 98 and Windows NT 4.0 Workstation as of June 30, 2003. What was the latest SP for Windows NT 4.0? Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 6a, the most recent service pack for Windows NT, was released in November of 1999. Microsoft originally planned to release… Read More

    Windows NT 4.0 SRP Info

    by Daniel Petri

      Post-Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 6a Security Rollup Package (SRP) Microsoft has released a Security Rollup Package (SRP) for Windows NT 4.0 that includes the functionality from all security patches released for Windows NT 4.0 since the release of Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 6a (SP6a) . This small, comprehensive rollup of post-SP6a fixes… Read More

    Windows Server 2003 Gold (RTM) Patches

    by Daniel Petri

    Windows Server 2003 Gold (RTM) Patches You should consider installing Service Pack 1 as soon as possible During March 2005 Microsoft released SP1 for Windows Server 2003. SP1 is the latest collection of updates for Windows Server 2003. To download SP1 for Windows Server 2003: Download Windows Server 2003 SP1 Network Installation (329mb) The Network… Read More