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Setting up FTP server on SBS 2003

I've been trying to add the FTP server to my SBS 2003 box.  It keeps asking me for a cd, saying "Some Files on Service Pack 2 CD-ROM are needed."  So I download and burn the ISO for the cd from Microsoft and put it in and nothing.  Any ideas?  This is beyond frustrating.
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lol, yeah, I tried disk 2 for some reason instead of disk 1, that did it.

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This doesnt always work. Putting the original disk in still asks for SP2 CD.
To get around this, run the sp2 file  WindowsServer2003-KB914961-SP2-x86-ENU.exe with /? at the end.
This will extract the files to a temp directory - look at the extraction while running and make note of the directory. It will be on a temp area somewhere on the server usually with a 18 or so digit random name.

WHen it finishes extraction it will show an information screen with the options.
Leave this open and on the Insert SP2 cd dialog page - point it to the temp directory noted above. There is an i386 under that. It will check that directory - then it will ask for the standard cd disk 1.
Once the install has finished, click ok on the sp2 screen and it will exit.

This is a quick and dirty way out - you can do other things with the sp2 like extract the files or integrate them. See the help screen for more information.