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How do I add the "server" service to a Windows XP SP3 computer?

How do I add the "server" service to a Windows XP SP3 computer?

The "server" service simply doesn't appear in the list of Windows services.

Furthermore, I don't have the option to enable file printer and sharing in the Network Adapter properties.

So, how do I add the "server" service to a Windows XP SP3 computer so that it will once again show up in the list of Windows services?
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Dave4125Commented:
Sounds like your Client for Microsoft Networks is missing or not installed properly. Go to your Local Area Connection and open the Properties. Click Install and choose Client. Then choose Client for Microsoft Networks. Click OK.
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robertkennedyCommented:
If the 'Server' service is missing from the Services manaagemnt console you can re-add the service usign the following command from the command line:

sc create lanmanserver

After a restart should again see the service in the management console.
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Dave4125Commented:
Whoops, sorry. I was thinking of the Workstation service. The Server service is part of the File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks in the Local Area Connection. Install that instead of the Client for Microsoft Networks.
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robertkennedyCommented:
In that case the service can be re-added using theh comand:

sc create lanmanworkstation
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