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What CD/DVD originally was used when installing Windows 2003 Server?

Posted on 2009-02-21
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According to http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc784932.aspx (step 5) says:

Note the value in the Value column. If the value is <not set>, the default value is in effect as follows:
On a domain controller in a forest that was created on a domain controller running Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 1 (SP1), the default value is 180 days.
On a domain controller in a forest that was created on a domain controller running Windows 2000 Server or Windows Server 2003, the default value is 60 days.

The question is: How can I determine the source CD/DVD to install the Operating System was used? Where can I find the information about it?
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johnb6767 earned 1500 total points
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Product IDs - Lunarsoft Wiki

If I understand, you are only looking to view the type of install that was done?
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Oh, and this applies to XP and higher...

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Thank you johnb6767!
Your comment answer the half of my question.
Now I need to know if the source CD/DVD contains Windows 2003 SP1 included or not.
I mean, you know you can build a new operating system install from source CD/DVD containing the service pack 1 or maybe not. I need to find that answer.
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johnb6767 earned 1500 total points
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I dont think you can find that out easily... Only method I can think of........

Is SP1 installed as an Update in Add/Remove Programs?

If so, then it was a base install, with SP1 added after the install...

Run teh following, and attach it here.....

wmic qfe list full /format:htable >C:\hotfixes.htm

There is a ServicePackInEffect Column that might add some insight....

If they start at SP1, or SP2 etc....
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Glad you got the answer.....

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