troubleshooting Question

How to remove hardware?

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Windows Server 2003SBSNetworking Hardware-Other
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We have a 2003 SBS STD box. One of our NICs had died and has been replaced with another that has taken on its IP stack. Problem is, Windows still remembers the old NIC and has the IP stack assigned to it - it throws an error when we try to assign the same stack to the new NIC. Good thing is that we can ignore the error, but its annoying.

In Win2k there was an option to remove hardware and you could resolve this problem by doing that. In 2k3 you only have the option to add... I remember seeing some other way to get it to release the IP stack of a dead NIC but I forgot how...
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