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Windows Server 2003 Administration Tools Pack

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  • Version: 3790
  • Category: Tool
  • Language: English

The Windows Server 2003 Administration Tools Pack (adminpak.msi) provides server management tools that allow administrators to remotely manage Windows 2000 Servers & Windows Server 2003 family servers. This is the final version (build 3790) of the adminpak.msi file.

  • The adminpak allows administrators to install the Windows Server 2003 management tools onto a Windows XP Professional or Windows Server 2003 family machines to perform remote server management functions. This is the final version (build 3790) of the adminpak.msi file. Please uninstall all previous versions of adminpak (Beta 3, RC1, RC2) before installing this final version. Please read Knowledge Base article 304718 for more information on the release process for this file and all known issues. Requires Windows XP SP1 or Windows XP QFE 329357 to install onto a Windows XP machine build 2600 (RTM build). See the Microsoft download site to install this QFE hotfix.


Status: Deleted

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FileSHA1 HashSize
adminpak.exe8a755a6aeea532e3ace871cc87e5bd4a29351a5012.19 MB

System Requirements

Operating Systems: Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

    • 30 MB of free disk space
    • Windows XP 2600 with QFE q329357
    • Windows XP SP1
    • Windows Server 2003 family (3790)

    NOTE: The Windows Server 2003 Administration Tools Pack (adminpak.msi) is not available on 64-bit versions of Windows. To remotely administer servers from a computer running a 64-bit version of Windows, use Remote Desktop or the Windows Management Instrumentation Command-line (WMIC).

Installation Instructions

    1. Click the Download button on this page to start the download.
    2. Do one of the following:
      • To start the installation immediately, click Open or Run this program from its current location
      • .
      • To copy the download to your computer for installation at a later time, click Save or Save this program to disk.
    3. After downloading the adminpak.exe file, run the EXE to expand the 3 files (readme, the msi file and a vb script file). Please read the readme file before installing the MSI file. Also see Knowledge Base article 304718 for known installation issues.

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