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where are win2k remote admin tools

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I am looking for Win2k Server remote administration tools that I can use on
my Win98 Machine.  I found a file called ADMINPACK.MSI on the Win2k Server
CD, but when I tried to install it on my Win98 machine, I got an error from
MFC Runtime Module, stating that "The application or DLL can not be loaded
on Windows 95, or Windows 3.1.  It takes advantage of unicode features only
available on Windows NT"

Then it completes the installation, but no icons appear in my start menu.

Do these tools not work in Win98 ?  Any ideas ?
Thanks
Tony

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by:sgenther
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Should be on the server cd under
Clients\Srvtools\Win95 or
Clients\Srvtools\Win98
No?
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by:supprog
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Not there, no such directory

Any other ideas ?
Tony
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by:sgenther
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Opps, I think thats on the NT Resource Kit cd.
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by:supprog
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Uh oh.  That's a problem.  I do not have the resource kit.
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by:sgenther
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The resource kit is a valuable tool,worth the investment.
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by:Lermitte
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You must use the MMC see this kb:
http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q201/3/41.asp

Mario
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by:supprog
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I found and downloaded the MMC, but I got nothing.  It added a new start menu item "My Administrative Tools" but it is empty.
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by:Lermitte
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Go to the server type in at the start => Run menu => MMC then click on the console => add\remove snap in => Console root => Add and then you have a screen full with add-ins. Choose the add-ins that you want to use.

Save and install it on you W98 pc. You have install the MMC there and now type mmc and choose open and go to the new created MMC console.

Mario
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by:supprog
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I did this, and when I go to open the .msc file I created, I get an error The selected file is not a Microsoft Management Console Document
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by:Lermitte
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A this is something I remember of my SMS 2.0 installations. This means that the user have no rights  and don not have the required permissions. Check this please.

Mario
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by:Lermitte
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I have found this in the KB base from MS:
http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q237/4/96.asp

It's for Small Business Server but I can give you a hint what to do.

Mario
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by:supprog
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Security is not a issue, as I set myself up with admin access.

Unfortunately the KB article didn't give me much.  I am using Win98 not NT

Any other ideas ?
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by:Lermitte
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I have found this...

It is not possible to remotely administer a Windows 2000 server from
Microsoft Windows 95 or Microsoft Windows 98 clients.

Mario
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mcking earned 50 total points
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Hi, may i know what do u mean by remote your Win2K server ?

But i can access all the hdd by using my own username n password in my fri's win98.
Then after typing \\myPC\$IPC
i can c all my hdd drivers
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