2003 r2 admin utils

Posted on 2013-10-26
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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...
Question by:gstevederby
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ID: 39602518
Take a full backup then update it to SP2, no point troubleshooting an OS that is out of date.

Author Comment

ID: 39602592
ok, i wondered if that may fix it...thx
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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.
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Author Comment

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.
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Author Comment

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?

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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

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