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Migrate .Net 2.0 web apps from 32bit W2k3/IIS6.0 to 64bit w2k3/IIS6.0

I have to migrate from our existing server (Windows 2003/32bit/IIS 6.0) to a new server (Windows 2003/64bit/IIS 6.0). All of our web apps are developed in VS 2005 using C# code-behind. How difficult is this migration going to be and what should I look out for? Will our web apps work as they are as long as the x64 versions of the .net framework are installed? Please help as this is urgent.
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davProg67
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Tray896Commented:
Your migration should be fairly seamless.  If you run into any problems you can run the worker processes in 32 bit mode and still run on a 64 bit OS.  Enabling this is simple:

To enable IIS 6.0 to run 32-bit applications on 64-bit Windows
1.
 Open a command prompt and navigate to the %systemdrive%\Inetpub\AdminScripts directory.
 
2.
 Type the following command:

cscript.exe adsutil.vbs set W3SVC/AppPools/Enable32BitAppOnWin64 true
 
3.
 Press ENTER.
 

From: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/WindowsServer2003/Library/IIS/405f5bb5-87a3-43d2-8138-54b75db73aa1.mspx?mfr=true
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James MurrellProduct SpecialistCommented:
have to agree with Tray896
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davProg67Author Commented:
I researched this before posting the question so I believe this is correct advice. Thanks for your help! Can I post other questions about this, if I have them, while performing the migration?
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