DC offline for 8 months

I have a DC at a remote site that has failed to replicate for 8 months.
DCDIAG reports replication-recieved Latency warnings and states that replication has been explicitly disabled through the server options.
Should i be trying to turn replication back on even though there are warning regarding latency being tombstoned for over 60 days etc. or will this cause other issues.
What is best practice?
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Check for any generated problems regarding this issue in the Event Viewer and search in google their event id !
Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
Force demote it - once it's been 60 days, it's useless to you.  Force demote it, remove it from the domain, clean up AD on the home site (if you need help, see: http://www.petri.co.il/delete_failed_dcs_from_ad.htm), rejoin the domain, promote it.

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Rbauckham69Author Commented:
thanks thats what i thought.
Rbauckham69Author Commented:
it won't let me demote as cannot replicate i guess. how else can i de activate the ad
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