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windows 2000 to 2003 upgrade

we had a vendor that upgraded (not completely reloaded) a windows 2000 server to windows 2003.
When we received the PC, it booted up and it still looks like windows 2000.

When we called them they told us "don't worry about the look of the desktop, it might look like windows 2000, but it is windows 2003 server".

when we do help about, we get it reported back as windows 2000. It does not have remote desktop capability like windows 2003 server, it looks just like windows 2000 server in every way we remember, and nothing like 2003 server.

Question: Is there anyway to really know with 100% confidence what is on this machine. It sounds like a failed upgrade. I wish they would have wiped the drive, i hate upgrades especially on servers.

Thanks
Bob



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rkneal
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Seelan NaidooMicrosoft Systems AdminCommented:
goto a command prompt

type the following

ver [enter]

If its windows 2000, it will list as Microsoft Windows 2000 [Version 5.00.2195]

If its Windows 2003, it will list as Microsoft Windows [Version 5.2.3790]

Also check your root drive for a WINNT [=Windows 2000] or WINDOWS [=Windows 2003] system folder
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joedoe58Commented:
You can also press windows key + Pause then you get system properties where it will report what OS you are running
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mikeleebrlaCommented:
ver will give it to you in text
winver will give you the graphical "about windows"  same info either way though

FYI,,,, 2000 has the same remote desktop capability as 2003 basically, its just called terminal services remote administration mode in 2000.  On 2003 its called remote destop connection and you activate it just like an XP box (via the remote tab of system properties.
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