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Migrating sbs to windows 2003 server standard

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The company i am working with has licensing for sbs on all three servers this does not work i do know why my question is we need to make the other two servers windows server 2003 standard. is there a way of doing this without have to reload the two systems?? I know they will have too purchase the two licenses for windows server 2003 but is there a way of just upgrading it too windows server 2003 ??  tY
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Lee W, MVP earned 2000 total points
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Depending on who YOU are (a consultant, an employee), the most cost effective way of doing this is a clean install using two new licenses.  The only other way is to buy 2 copies of the Transition Pack - which will cost AT LEAST $1200 each.  The Transition pack "equalizes" the cost of SBS components to what they would have been had you purchased standard versions and removes the restrictions of SBS.
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