Interface and Tool Improvements
One of the first things you'll notice when you work in Windows Server 2003 is that the interface is more Windows XP–like. That is, the interface has been changed so that the two operating systems have a more consistent look and feel.
Simple and Classic Start Menus
As in Windows XP, in Windows Server 2003 you can choose to use either a newer Start menu (the default) or the older Classic Start menu of Windows 2000. The newer Start menu gives you direct access to commonly used programs and allows you to execute common tasks directly. In the default configuration, it also contains menus for Control Panel and Administrative ...