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Migrating from SBS 2003 to a new server, Exchange problem

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I am in the process of migrating SBS 2003 to a new system.  I am following the steps as outlined here:

http://technet2.microsoft.com/WindowsServerSolutions/SBS/en/library/62e2094e-ad4e-4227-b20e-97a716ed7c861033.mspx?mfr=true

I am at the point where I am migrating the Exchange data, specifically replicating the public folders.  In ESM, when I click on the public folders I get this error:

The HTTP service used by Public Folders is not available, possible causes are that Public stores are not  mounted and the Information Store service is not running.
ID no: c1030af3
Exchange System Manager

I am currently NOT using any public folders.  The next step talks about replicating system folders in the public folders.  If I'm not using public folders for anything, can I skip this step or should I try to fix it because there's something in the system folders that I need?  Thanks!!

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