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PRB: Windows Server 2003 System Compatibility Report Does Not List MSDE 2000

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BUG #: 364237 (SQL Server 8.0)

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The Windows Server 2003 System Compatibility report lists all the components that are installed on your computer that are not compatible with the Windows Server 2003 operating system. Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Desktop Engine (also known as MSDE 2000) is not compatible with Windows Server 2003.

If you run the Windows Server 2003 System Compatibility report on a computer that has MSDE 2000 installed, the System Compatibility report does not list MSDE 2000.

Note MSDE 2000 Service Pack 3 (SP3) is compatible with Windows Server 2003. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
329329� PRB: Windows Server 2003 Support for SQL Server 2000

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How to Verify System Compatibility

To verify system compatibility, follow these steps:
  1. Start Microsoft Windows Explorer.
  2. Locate, and then double-click the Setup.exe file that is in the Windows Server 2003 installation folder.

    Note You can install Windows Server 2003 from a CD, or from a shared location.
  3. In the Microsoft Windows Server 2003 family dialog box, click Check system compatibility, and then click Check my system automatically.
  4. In the Microsoft Windows Upgrade Advisor dialog box, click to select the No, skip this step and continue installing windows check box, and then click Next.
The System Compatibility report displays the list of items that are not compatible with Windows Server 2003.

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Keywords: KB815437, kbbug, kbsetup

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Article Info
Article ID : 815437
Revision : 5
Created on : 5/22/2003
Published on : 5/22/2003
Exists online : False
Views : 452