How can I uninstall Exchange Server 2000

Posted on 2003-02-26
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Last Modified: 2010-05-19
How can I uninstall Exchange Server 2000 ?

Wich tasks must I perfom before uninstall Exchange Server 2000

Only one user used Exchange (Domain/Administrator)

It was a test installation.

thank you for your help
Question by:cparisi
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Jivko earned 228 total points
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Just uninstall it
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by:Jamie McKillop
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Jivko is correct. Just run setup from the CD and choose uninstall. I hope this test install wasn't on your production forest as Exchnage makes irreversible modifications to your schema.
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Vahik earned 224 total points
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Just one thing before u run the uninstall make sure that all mail boxes are deleted by right clicking every user /exchange task /then delete mailbox or else u won't be able to uninstall.
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by:David Wilhoit
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Manual uninstall, what a beautiful thing!


the other way is the cleanest, but just in case...
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No comment has been added to this question in more than 21 days, so it is now classified as abandoned.

I will leave the following recommendation for this question in the Cleanup topic area:
   Split between Kidego, Vahik, jjmck and Jivko

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