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How to move Exchange Server 2003 to different disk drive on the same server

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Hi,
 
  What is the best practice to move the whole exchange server 2003 sp2 from drive D to drive E on the same domain server? windows server 2003 sp2 is installed in drive C. Recently my drive D contains some bad sector.

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Install exchange again and this time select REINSTALL option and change the installation path from D drive to E drive.
Hope this helps!!!
Stephen CroftTechnical Architect
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Also see

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/821915

for moving the Database and Log locations.
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I am not sure if reinstall will work.
you need to install exchange again
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Still not sure what is to be gained by moving Exchange rather than fixing the disk problem.
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Agreed Datedman.

Move the DB/logs (so they dont get corrupt) then clone the partition onto a clean drive?

That said a chkdsk /p will mark the sectors bad and not allow them to be used!
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