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how do you transfer tasks from OS 03 to 08. Is there any automated process or does it have to be built from scratch step by step in 08.

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by:KCTS
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Can you be a bit more specific ?

You can add a 2008 DC to a 2003 Domain and then transfer stuff like AD, DNS, DHCP etc

What are you trying to do ?
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by:Darius Ghassem
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Here is a full guide.

http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/Server/Windows_Server_2008/Q_23665224.html

Hopefully this will give you all the steps you need if not let us know exactly what you want
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by:anushahanna
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thanks - actually, i am concerned only about 'scheduled tasks' for now.
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by:Darius Ghassem
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On the station that holds schedule tasks make a network connection to \\server\c$\windows\tasks you can then copy schedule tasks directly into this folder
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Scheduled Tasks are kept in C:\Windows\Tasks - just copy and paste them on the new sever.

to change ID/Password - Right Click on the Task | Click Properties fill in the "Run As" box, Click Password and enter the new password.
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OK-  many thanks - that is easy to do!

in 2003, it did not have any extension.. but when copy/pasted into 2008 in the same folder, it now has a .job extension, and it won't open fine... any thoughts?
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by:Darius Ghassem
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Should work what error you getting? Have you changed password?
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by:anushahanna
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in 2003, the task was called
SendFiles
when i copied to 2008, it's name is now SenfFiles.job

if i double click on it, it says 'Windows can't open this file....what would you like to do...select a program from the list etc'
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