Tag Archive: Server 2003

I needed to remove the licenses from a SBS 2003 box Its easy when you know how!

Simply  renaming the file: %systemroot%system32licstr.cpa

The next time you refresh the licensing snap-in it will throw a 1016 in the event viewer and mount a fresh license store.

You can now have a blank licencing DB

I had a strange one with a server not loading up the desktop. Usually i would just start task manger then run explorer.exe, this time no good.

“Windows cannot access the specified device, path or file. You may not have appropriate permissions to access the item.”

Great… Well after 2 hours, and LOTS of playing, i found out that it was Trend blocking out the running of the process View full article »