Note:There are multiple files available for this download.Once you click on the "Download" button, you will be prompted to select the files you need.
Small Business Server 2000 SP1a contains the same updates as Small Business Server 2000 SP1 (released on August 16, 2002), plus Microsoft Windows® 2000 Service Pack 4 (SP4). If you are not running Small Business Server 2000 SP1, install SP1a for the latest updates to the operating system, server applications, and security features.
Note If you are already running SP1, there is no need to install SP1a. Small Business Server 2000 SP1a contains the same updates as SP1, plus Windows 2000 SP4.
Get Small Business Server 2000 SP1a Now
You can get the English version of Small Business Server 2000 SP1a two ways: You can order the Small Business Server SP1a CD, or you can download it directly from this page.
Order the CD
Customers in the United States and Canada can order a CD of SP1a after August 1, 2003 and it will be delevered in four to six weeks. Visit the How to Get Small Business Server SP1a page for more information. Before August 1, you can continue to order CD's of SP1.
Download Small Business Server 2000 SP1a
You can download SP1a from this page. Please read the Instructions section before downloading.
- The download does not include Microsoft Outlook® 2002. To obtain Outlook 2002, order the Small Business Server 2000 SP1a CD.
- The download does not include Microsoft SQL Server™ 2000 Service Pack 3a (SP3a). If you have SQL Server 2000 installed, please check the service pack level of your installation. For security reasons, Microsoft highly recommends that you install SQL Server 2000 SP3a if you do not have it. You can get SQL Server 2000 SP3a at the Download Center.
To identify which version of Microsoft Small Business Server 2000 you are running
- Open the Small Business Server Administrator Console.
- Open the Server Status (BackOffice Home) page. This page displays by default when the Small Business Server Administrator Console is opened.
- Click the About hyperlink under Helpful Links on the right side of the Server Status page.
If the version says Service Pack 1, you do not need to install Service Pack 1a.
To identify which version of Windows 2000 Service Pack you are running
- Click Start, and then click Run.
- Type winver and then press ENTER.
If you are currently running Small Business Server 2000 SP1 with Windows 2000 SP3, Microsoft recommends upgrading to Windows 2000 SP4
Small Business Server 2000 SP1a also differs from SP1 in that it does not include or install the Microsoft virtual machine (VM), which provides support for running Java programs.
Existing installations of the Microsoft VM are not affected. Microsoft is no longer able to provide a download of the Microsoft VM for computers that do not already have the Microsoft VM installed. For more information, see the Java page
To determine if you are running the Microsoft VM
- Click Start, and then click Run.
- Type cmd, and then click OK.
- At the command prompt, type jview and then press ENTER.
If you are not running the Microsoft VM, you receive the following error message:
'jview' is not recognized as an internal or external
command, operable program or batch file.
For More Information
For details about the updates included with Small Business Server 2000 SP1a and for preinstallation information essential to the success of your service pack installation, see the Readme file and the Release Notes.
In the documentation for Small Business Server 2000 SP1a, the title for the SP1a Release Notes has been changed to include "SP1a" in most languages. In other places where "Service Pack 1" is used, the text has not been changed.
On the Microsoft Web site, "Microsoft Small Business Server 2000 Service Pack 1" may be used in some cases to refer to either SP1 or SP1a. No other changes or fixes are included in this update. For additional information about what is fixed in SP1 and SP1a, see article 32697 "Updates That Are Included in Small Business Server 2000 Service Pack 1" in the Microsoft Knowledge Base