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server management missing in small business server 2003

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I cannot locate launchconsole of a sbs 2003 sp2 server. How can I replace the missing module on the system. Is there another way to add more user licenses without server management?
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Activation.exe is also missing.
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To reinstall these management consoles in SBS 2003, follow these steps:
Log on as an administrator to your SBS 2003 computer.
Insert Microsoft Small Business Server 2003 CD-ROM 1 into your computer's CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive.
Click Start, and then click Run.
In the Open box, type the path of the Setup.exe file on the SBS 2003 CD-ROM 1, and then click OK. Alternatively, click Browse, navigate to the Setup.exe file on SBS 2003 CD-ROM 1, click Open, and then click OK.
In the Microsoft Small Business Server 2003 Setup Wizard, click Set Up Windows Small Business Server.
On the Welcome to Microsoft Windows Small Business Server Setup page, click Next.
On the Setup Requirements page, click Next.
On the Windows Configuration page, click Next.
On the Component Selection page, click the down-arrow next to Server Tools in the Action list, and then click Maintenance.
In the Action list, click the down-arrow next to Administration, and the click Reinstall.
Click Next, and then on the Components Summary page, click Next.
On the Finishing Your Installation page, click Finish.
Click OK to restart your computer.
Log on as the administrator to complete the installation.
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by:marshallsmith
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I got to the configuration page, but there was no option for maintenance under tools. The closest choice was admin tools, but I could deselect all the other options. I have checked with another sbs 2003 server and the server mgt command is launchconsole.exe
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