?
Solved

2003 r2 admin utils

Posted on 2013-10-26
7
Medium Priority
?
196 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-24
have a 2003 r2 system , that the "administrator-tools" is just blank...no options at all...what would i have to do to fix that prob. it is running serv.pack #1...
0
Comment
Question by:gstevederby
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 4
  • 3
7 Comments
 
LVL 18

Expert Comment

by:Netflo
ID: 39602518
Take a full backup then update it to SP2, no point troubleshooting an OS that is out of date.
0
 

Author Comment

by:gstevederby
ID: 39602592
ok, i wondered if that may fix it...thx
0
 
LVL 18

Expert Comment

by:Netflo
ID: 39602853
If that doesn't work, create a new administrative user and login with that. Are the icons there. It may be that the profile your logging in with has it removed.
0
Prepare for your VMware VCP6-DCV exam.

Josh Coen and Jason Langer have prepared the latest edition of VCP study guide. Both authors have been working in the IT field for more than a decade, and both hold VMware certifications. This 163-page guide covers all 10 of the exam blueprint sections.

 

Author Comment

by:gstevederby
ID: 39602880
it's not a profile prob. i know for sure, creating a new user does not do it...no there are no icons AT ALL under administrator tools....

i can't try service pack yet as there are other probs. right now and software is working on it..

hopefully service pack 2 will act almost like a new load of o.s.
0
 
LVL 18

Accepted Solution

by:
Netflo earned 1000 total points
ID: 39603896
0
 

Author Comment

by:gstevederby
ID: 39655674
Finally was able to install service pack 2 and it DID NOT change anything as far as bringing back the administrator utilities...it's totally empty like before....help?
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:gstevederby
ID: 39672694
this did not solve the prob. and no more support was avail..chances are that windows will have to be reloaded as service packs and admin tools did not work...this would have been the most logical way to try though...thanks
0

Featured Post

Get 15 Days FREE Full-Featured Trial

Benefit from a mission critical IT monitoring with Monitis Premium or get it FREE for your entry level monitoring needs.
-Over 200,000 users
-More than 300,000 websites monitored
-Used in 197 countries
-Recommended by 98% of users

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

I have put this article together as i needed to get all the information that might be available already into one general document that could be referenced once without searching the Internet for the different pieces. I have had a few issues where…
While rebooting windows server 2003 server , it's showing "active directory rebuilding indices please wait" at startup. It took a little while for this process to complete and once we logged on not all the services were started so another reboot is …
Do you want to know how to make a graph with Microsoft Access? First, create a query with the data for the chart. Then make a blank form and add a chart control. This video also shows how to change what data is displayed on the graph as well as form…
In this video, Percona Solution Engineer Rick Golba discuss how (and why) you implement high availability in a database environment. To discuss how Percona Consulting can help with your design and architecture needs for your database and infrastr…
Suggested Courses

762 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question