Unable to remove an exchange 2003 server

I'm getting the following errors when trying to un-install exchange 2003. "The component "Microsoft Exchange Messaging and Collaboration Services" cannot be assigned the action "Remove" because: - One or more users currently use a mailbox store on this server. These users must be moved to a mailbox store on a different server or be mail disabled before uinstalling this server."

I dont see any mailbox, and i deleted users created and never logged on, that were assigned a mailbox. Most likely i missed a couple, but is there any FASTER WAY to remove exchange2003 from a server.

Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

I would just run a quick search to see which mailboxes you have missed:

1. Load AD Users and Computers.
2. Right-click the domain that you want, and then click Find.
3. Click the Advanced tab, click Field, point to User, and then click Exchange Home Server.
4. In the Condition list, click Ends with, type the name of your Exchange computer, and then click Find Now.  
5. If you are prompted to add the current criteria to your search, click Yes.
6. When you have identified which users have mailboxes on this store, you can use Active Directory Users and Computers either to move the mailboxes to a different store or to delete the user's mailbox.

If this doesn't help see the article below which contains instructions on a full manual removal.

Hope this helps,

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
Christian_AgardAuthor Commented:
....did not see the article underneath.
Sorry, here is the link I meant to post.  Thanks for the points.

It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.