Server 2003 HTTPS websites not working

With a fresh build of 2003 Window Updates no longer works.  In fact most HTTPS websites are broken.

Eventually found the issue was related to websites using SHA256 in favour of the deprecated and compromised SHA1 encryption.

Fortunately, there is a hotfix available that gets everything running in the right direction again.

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/938397

KB Article Number(s): 938397
Language: English
Platform: i386
Location: (http://hotfixv4.microsoft.com/Windows%20Server%202003/sp3/Fix200653/3790/free/315139_ENU_i386_zip.exe)
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