• What can I do to combat bad clusters on Win2k Pro machine?

    I am using Windows 2000 Pro, and my file system is FAT32. Lately, when I start up Windows, it first runs a check on my hard drive and finds a lot of bad clusters, which it repairs. Are bad clusters a hardware or software issue? What needs to be done to fix the problem? Is there a good source to...

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  • Can I block ICMP requests from a Windows 2000 Pro system?

    Use the Local Security Policy MMC snap-in from Administrative tools. Windows 2000 has a built-in IP filter list that looks for "All ICMP traffic" – you can use this as the basis for an IPSec filter rule that will block incoming and/or outgoing traffic of this type.

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  • Win2k Pro shows error when I add standard TCP/IP port

    I am trying to set up my Windows 2000 Pro workstation to print to a copy machine on my network, but when I try to add a standard TCP/IP port in the Add Printers Wizard, I get the error message: "Error Loading the TCP MID Library." Microsoft's Knowledge Base article 261302 addresses this error....

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  • Admin Know-IT-All Question #44

    When a Windows 2000 Professional workstation logs onto a domain where group policy processing is enabled, the logon can take a long time. The wait time for group policy processing depends on how many policies have to be evaluated, the number of changes to be applied, and whether or not the policies...

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  • Changing OS loader preferences

    I installed Windows 2000 Professional twice. Now, when booting up, I get an OS loader screen asking for which OS to boot. How do I edit and delete the OS loader options? Why does the OS loader come up when there is only one valid OS loaded?

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  • How do I clean up disk space?

    I have windows 2000 Pro. How do I clean up disk space?

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  • Only four out of five Win2k machines stay visible on the network

    I have a mixed network of Win98, NT4 WKSTNS, and W2k Pro -- it is basically an NT4 single master domain running with a WINS server. There are five W2k Pro boxes that we have just added to the network, all of the new W2k machines stay visible on the network except for one. I have added it to the...

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  • Can I set up my Win2k Pro laptop so it can join two different domains without having to change confi

    My Windows 2000 Professional laptop is moved between different branches of my office with their separate domains. My question is: How can I configure the machine to join each domain without reconfiguring each time I change location? That is, when the Windows logon dialog box appears, is there a way...

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  • Getting error message after Win2000 Pro crash

    My laptop crashed (Win2000 Pro) and now I can't boot. I get this message: "A kernel file is missing from the disk. Insert a system diskette and restart the system." I tried quite a few solutions like bootdisks, "bootmagic" applications and similar. Can you help?

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  • Does licensing prevent me from running extra nodes in Windows 2000 Pro?

    If I am running a peer to peer network, with a "file server" running Windows 2000 Professional, am I going to be limited by any licensing (like 10 nodes) or could I potentially run up to 1024 nodes?

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