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How to remove Exchange from server

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One of our corporates is moving all their mail to gmail. right now they're still in exchange (Windows SBS 2003) We have to get rid of exchange, how can we do this?
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I am not sure what you mean. You want to uninstall it? You can do that from Add/Remove programs.
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Firstly though, before uninstalling, you will need to remove the mailbox from each user as you cannot uninstall whilst there are mailboxes on that server. Then remove the mailbox databases and finally uninstall from add/remove programs.

Before you do that I would backup peoples emails to pst as once you remove the mailboxes and uninstall you won't be able to get them back
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is it really that easy? cause I know you gotta be careful doing this. it can make you or break you with the mail
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Check this article... This should give you all the things required.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/833396
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Thanks guys, i'll be trying all your suggestions this week and get back to you
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ID: 24807104 , 24807104 by saakar_rao
and ID: 24809489 by lastlostlast should get points as it provides the solution to the problem described in the question.
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I completely agree with lastlostlast, a point split
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