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Exchange Management Tools Fails to Install

Last Modified: 2012-05-09
I followed the steps in this support article to install Exchange 2007 Management tools on a 32-bit operating system because I need to use the import-mailbox function on PST files that were ExMerged out of an SBS 2003 box.

Link: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555841

Everything works, and it passes all the pre-requisites. Then I see a quick blip that it is accessing AD, and then I get a "Cannot find the file specified error" and it crashes.

How do I fix this?

PS. This is a virtual machine on the SBS2k8 box. I am logged in as the Network Administrator.

PPS... Side Rant.... How COMPLETELY RETARDED is it that Exchange only comes in 64-bit but to import PST files you MUST you a 32-bit OS with the management tools installed?
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Shreedhar EtteTechnical Manager
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I should have mentioned, this is an XP Virtual machine with Outlook 2003 installed.
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