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Unable to start the TFTPD service on Windows 2003 server in order to PXE boot.

When trying to startt the TFTPD service in Windows 2003 server, I get error message Error 11004:The requested name is valid, but no data of the requested type was found. Tried to start it logged in as administrator but got same error.
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chriskarl-mcse
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TheWoolfCommented:
I've not personally used Microsoft's built-in TFTP server (I use TFTPD32), but I did come across this while doing some research:
http://www.governmentsecurity.org/archive/t13902.html
Instructions for extracting TFTPD and setting it up as a service:
(NOT tested by me, but poster said "this seems to work thanks!")

expand tftpd.ex_ %windir%\system32\tftpd.exe
del tftpd.ex_
instsrv tftpd %windir%\system32\tftpd.exe
reg add hklm\system\currentcontrolset\services\tftpd\Parameters
reg add hklm\system\currentcontrolset\services\tftpd\Parameters /v Directory /t REG_SZ /d c:\tftproot
md c:\tftproot
net start tftpd

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