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How to uninstall Exchange 2000 from Win 2003 Server

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I mistakenly installed Exchange 2000 on Win 2003 Server, not realizing it's not supported.

When I try to remove it, I get an error message saying "One or more users currenlty use a mailbox on this server.  These users must be used to a mailbox store on a different server."

I don't want to move the mailbox store to a different server.  Nor do I have another server to move it to (and wouldn't know how if I did).  I just want to get rid of Exchange 2000 altogether, so that I can install Exchange 2003.

(On that note, upgrading from Exchange 2000 to 2003 on Server 2003 doesn't work either, so it appears removing Exchange 2000 is my only option).

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