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How to fix the RWW error in Windows XP with SP3 installed

After installing Windows XP Service Pack 3 you may encounter difficulties connecting to RWW. This article covers the solution for this problem as well as instructions how to create a policy on your SBS that enables the ActiveX control needed for RWW. When you try to connect to RWW on your SBS 2003 after you installed Service Pack 3 on your Windows XP workstation you will see this error/problem.

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How to upgrade Sharepoint to SQL 2000

This article describes how to upgrade Sharepoint to full blown SQL 2000 and enable full text search in Sharepoint. All steps involved can be found on the Premium Technology CD (premiuminstallsteps.htm) but this document gives you a visual guide with screenshots of every step. In our forum we see that users install SQL 2000 but forget to check the setting in the installer that gives you the option to install 'Full Text Search'. If you do not install the 'Full Text Search' option it will not work in Sharepoint.

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How to publish a FTP site on SBS 2003

This article discusses how to publish a FTP site on a SBS 2003 Premium server with ISA 2004 SP2. You should only publish a FTP site on your SBS 2003 Premium server if you understand the risks. Passwords are send in plain text. This means that anyone with a packet sniffer can unravel the password transmitted when logging on to a FTP site.

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How to use Exmerge for bricklevel backups

Using Exmerge can be a very easy and cheap way of backing your Exchange mailboxes on a SBS 2003. It can be used for disaster recovery or just for archiving old email. Before you can use Exmerge on your server you will need to change permissions on your mailbox store and download Exmerge from Microsoft.

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How to install ISA 2004 Service Pack 2

ISA 2004 Service Pack 2 is a must for everybody who has ISA 2004 installed on SBS 2003. Especially for those who host a website on the SBS the new compression features are a very interesting feature. Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2004 SP2 provides the latest updates to ISA Server 2004 Standard Edition and Enterprise Edition, with increased security, reliability and stability. Microsoft strongly encourages customers to install SP2 on all computers running ISA Server 2004.

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