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So I figured it would be a waste of time to repeat the "primary partition reformat and Windows install" process on the other drive. Microsoft Windows 2000 Pro: Microsoft's best desktop OS ever? It was way more stable than Windows 9x and could run almost all of the same software. Windows 98/me/95?If these are all 2000/xp machinesNetBEUI Protocolis not neededYou can uncheck it (you can reinstall later if needed)Back to O20 - Winlogon Notify: nwprovau - C:\WINNT\SYSTEM32\nwprovau.dllFrom what you have said, my review here

Yes old, but has always ran well until recently. Luckily, they are quite inexpensive and easy to swap out, and most stores even have a return policy, so if you didn't really need it you could return it. This includes the Windows 2000 data server. format HD and reinstall OS), there may have been!.

Windows 98/me/95? Last night, we went back to the way things used to be, as much as we know how: we put the old CD burner back in and recovered the primary os Through monitoring, you obtain performance data that is useful in diagnosing system problems and in planning for the growth in demand for system resources.

Repeat these steps for every computer running any version of Windows 2000 or Windows XP, including the data server, Citrix/Terminal Server, and all remote workstations connected via Citrix/Terminal Services. It's driving me crazy!!! by R. Part 2 discusses performance counters and third party monitoring tools.

Later, we also recovered to a couple of earlier partition backups (which did not have this problem when the backup was made). Windows 2000 Runs Extremely Slow Started by seanca , Dec 26 2005 03:27 PM Please log in to reply #1 seanca Posted 26 December 2005 - 03:27 PM seanca New Member The temporary flag also keeps the temporary open. Is there a moderator or someone with a commitment to helping people on this site that can review this thread and continue helping me?

It could provide important clues. That was too fast of a turnaround for some businesses that were already on Windows 98 and had ultimately decided to sit out 2000 Pro while waiting for XP to ship. HOW TO: Manage Performance Monitor Counters Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 302521 - This step-by-step article describes how to manage Performance Monitor counters. That means please don't needlessly bump your threads...the reason is that we look for 0 response threads first and when you bump your thread, a helper may think you are already

Any version of Windows before 3.1 was an interesting toy, but not very useful. http://labmice.techtarget.com/troubleshooting/PerfMon.htm Proffitt Forum moderator / February 27, 2009 7:11 AM PST In reply to: Very slow Windows 2000 installation (even after a reinstall! 1. Windows 2000 Pro only lasted 18 months before Microsoft shipped XP. In this series, MCSE Brien M.

The next day, it would not start Windows at all. this page Note: network security is not compromised, since the user must only be a member of the local administrator group on Windows XP workstations. Also, when you run System Monitor in Windows 2000, you receive the following error message: Unable to connect to machine. Overview of Performance Monitoring Sample chapter from the Windows 2000 Resource Kit - Monitoring performance is a necessary part of preventive maintenance for your computer system.

Do you think it's in| need of a memory upgrade (I checked the hard drive and| there is plenty of space) or do you think it's a virus. A performance object is any resource, program, or service that can be measured. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. http://internetpasswordpro.com/windows-2000/windows-2000-very-slow.html I have a lot of customers who bring their machine in, infected, despite having the most recent version of Norton installed.

Now, still its gotta get past my spyware >> blaster, spyware guard (sg), and newly added my advanced windows care. Downloaded smitfraud and ran it also in safe mode. You can read about boot.ini at these (and many other ) pages...

There was no built-in firewall, which made Windows 2000 Pro more vulnerable to some viruses and worms such as Code Red.

You can't get new software from Microsoft such as IE 7. From a 5.8-inch OLED display, reports of wireless charging and even a 3D scanner for facial recognition, it's all here. The other partitions on both those hard drives are readable and appear to be fine. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 1, 2009 4:08 AM PST In reply to: Age is an issue of mind over matter.... 14 minute boot time is over the usual.

If this occurs, the counters appear as numbered objects, or disappear completely and become unavailable in the Perfmon tool. This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Wish there is something that can be done about it! http://internetpasswordpro.com/windows-2000/windows-2000-machines-slow.html it won't move > > at all!

Thanks. 09-12-2005, 09:50 AM #4 jgvernonco TSF Team Emeritus Join Date: Sep 2003 Location: Northern Arizona Posts: 5,955 OS: Vista Home Premium, SP 27 There is Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Back to the beginning. I've instructed the user to let me know how her computer operates in light of the other changes that were made. One reason windows 2000 will take a looong time to load is reconnecting shared or networked drives, looking for servers, etc.

We shut off the firewall (NIS 2005). It takes forever to boot up and it will> not allow you to change many setting. I checked the Event Log under My Computer --> Manage and saw nothing significant. Source: Windows & .NET Magazine (April 2000) Server Service Configuration and Tuning Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 128167 Although the Windows NT Server service is self-tuning, it can be also be configured

Username or email: I've forgotten my password Forum Password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Community Forum It takes forever to boot up and it will not allow you to change many setting. However, there is no dedicated server, Netware or otherwise. Please try again now or at a later time.

But a high number of customers report odd system behavior after using it, and "normal" behavior after removing it.