How to Reinstall the Small Business Server 2003 Consoles


This article describes how to use the Set Up Windows Small Business Server feature to reinstall the Microsoft Management Consoles (MMCs) in Microsoft Small Business Server (SBS) 2003. You can reinstall the consoles to verify and to update the default settings of components and to restore the functionality of the SBS consoles.

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The two management consoles that are provided with Small Business Server are:
  • Small Business Server Management Console
  • Small Business Server Management for Power Users Console
To reinstall these management consoles in SBS 2003, follow these steps:
  1. Log on as an administrator to your SBS 2003 computer.
  2. Insert Microsoft Small Business Server 2003 CD-ROM 1 into your computer's CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive.
  3. Click Start, and then click
  4. 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
  5. In the Microsoft Small Business Server 2003 Setup Wizard, click Set Up Windows Small Business Server.
  6. On the Welcome to Microsoft Windows Small Business Server Setup page, click Next.
  7. On the Setup Requirements page, click
  8. On the Windows Configuration page, click
  9. On the Component Selection page, click the down-arrow next to Server Tools in the Actionlist, and then click Maintenance.
  10. In the Action list, click the down-arrow next to Administration, and the click
  11. Click Next, and then on the
    Components Summary page, click
  12. On the Finishing Your Installation page, click Finish.
  13. Click OK to restart your computer.
  14. Log on as the administrator to complete the installation.


For more information about Microsoft Management Console files, snap-ins, and SBS 2000 Console architecture, see the Small Business Server Customization documentation. To do this, visit t the following Microsoft Web site: