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Hi..
I installed Terminal Service on the server and on the clients to run application...working ok.
Now when i try to install any software like office2000  or backup or... a Terminal Server Install Failure message appears saying:
A terminal server must be in install mode before you can install a program. When you use Add/Remove Programs in the control Panel to install a program, this automatically puts a terminal server in install mode.

so if you click ok..nothing happens... if you click on Add/Remove Program.. also nothing happens.
Still I can't install any software on the server.
Note: the server is Domain Controller and logged in as Administrator.
Please advice.
Thanks.
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by:franka
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Install Microsoft Office 2000 by using the Terminal Server Transform, Termsrvr.mst, from the Microsoft Office 2000 Resource Kit.

check this and containing links
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;DE;q242504
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by:emadamin
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Somebody told me that this terminal message is normal.. and whenever you want to install any program, you have to go to Add/Remove program screen and install your software by clicking Add new program...
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I suggest you manually place the TS into install mode using this command:
C:\> change user /install

To change back to execute mode use:
C:\> change user /execute

And to check you current mode use:
C:\> change user /query

I hope this helps
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why answer???

that won't help and is discribed in the article i linked to.
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emadamin?
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why delete? My comment nearly fits 100% and could be an answer.
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it's a bad joke :-(
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