How to uninstall a primary domain controller in win 2003 standard?

Posted on 2007-10-15
Last Modified: 2013-12-23
I've set up a box as a Primary domain controller - however i've since learnt that this was unecessary.. is there an easy way to remove this without having to reinstall the entire system again?

Question by:paulCardiff
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    running DCPROMO will remove the Dcomain Controller role - if you are sure this is what you want to do.

    If you have only one DC and you really want to do this be sure to select "this is the last domain controller in the domain"
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    hmmmm there is Primary Domain Controller Role....what you have a is a simple DC.....are you sure you want to remove AD? that would be a big shame if you were taking it back to a workgroup environment....

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