Un Installing Exchange 2003

By rbelt_74 ·
What is the best way to un install exchange 2003?? When I do it through setup I am left with some components still installed...

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the errors i get on uninstalling

by rbelt_74 In reply to Un Installing Exchange 20 ...

Microsoft exchange and collaboration services

an invalid ADSI pathname was passed
id number 80005000
microsoft exchange setup

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what are you trying to accomplish?

by CG IT In reply to the errors i get on unins ...

If you want to uninstall and reinstall exchange, you should first remove the server as a member server from the domain ensuring that you have in place another exchange server that can handle mail or other means of handling user mail, then do a restore from backup.

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Got it

by rbelt_74 In reply to what are you trying to ac ...

I didn't have my mx records pointed to the server yet. I was trying to remove exchange due to some issues with active directory. It was leaving some fragments behind that made the re instal think that there was still a exchange server. I found this article that worked..

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Best place to go for all things Exchange

by CG IT In reply to Got it

Most of the forum members at are Exchange advanced or experts so their really a great source of information.

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