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trying to dcpromo windows 20003 server into windows 2000 SBS domain

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Ok PDC is windows 2000 SBS with sp4 i already did adprep /forestprep and adprep /domainprep  i only have 1 Domain controller so i then try to dcpromo the windows 2003 standard server and i keep getting the error that says i need to adprep the domain controller but not when i try to adprep on the windows 2000 SBS server is says (see below) ... what could be causing this?

Forest-wide information has already been updated.
[Status/Consequence]
Adprep did not attempt to rerun this operation.




N:\>adprep /domainprep
Domain-wide information has already been updated.
[Status/Consequence]
Adprep did not attempt to rerun this operation.
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Is there a way to see if adprep worked properly when it ran the first time?
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The new machine is probably R2; you need to run yet another adprep /forestprep from the \CMPNENTS\R2\ADPREP\ folder on the second CD:
Error message when you run the Active Directory Installation Wizard: "The version of the Active Directory schema of the source forest is not compatible with the version of Active Directory on this computer"
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=917385
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ahhh gatcha im sure you right it is a r2 release
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