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demoting a secondary domain controller on Windows 2003

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Windows Server 2003Microsoft Legacy OSMicrosoft Server OS
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Can someone help me with step-by-step guide on demoting a secondary domain controller in Windows 2003 servr.

I already have a domain controller running fine but had added a second Windows 2003 server as a backup.  I had initiated the promotion of this second server as a "new domain on an existing forest".  but due to corrupt files and OS, I plan to rebuild.  But before I do so, how do I gracefully demote this server so that I can rebuild the server with different host name and then join the domain.

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