In Windows Server 2003, you cannot configure Windows Deployment Services in Legacy mode

Support for Windows Server 2003 ended on July 14, 2015

Microsoft ended support for Windows Server 2003 on July 14, 2015. This change has affected your software updates and security options. Learn what this means for you and how to stay protected.

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Symptoms
In Microsoft Windows Server 2003, you cannot configure Windows Deployment Services (WDS) in Legacy mode. When you start the Windows Deployment Services Configuration Wizard, you may receive a message that resembles the following:
Event Type: Warning
Event Source: BINLSVC
Event Category: None
Event ID: 1101
Cause
This issue can occur if WDS is installed incorrectly. Also, this issue can occur if WDS is corrupted.
Resolution
To resolve this issue, uninstall and then reinstall WDS. Then, run the Windows Deployment Services Configuration Wizard again.
References
For more information about WDS, visit the following Microsoft TechNet Web site:
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Article ID: 938612 - Last Review: 01/15/2015 15:33:00 - Revision: 2.0

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition for Itanium-based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition for Itanium-Based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter x64 Edition
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