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Windows 2008 Service Pack removal

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I am not sure if I am going blank or if it is a hidden feature but I cannot find a way to remove service pack 2 from our Windows 2008 member server. I right clicked on My Computer/Properties to find out the Windows Edition and it says Service Pack 2. Since this particular program does not work with SP2  or SP1, I decided to uninstall ALL service packs. I went to Control Panel/ Programs and Features, clicked on View Installed Updates but I don't see anything that says Service Pack for Microsoft Windows so I can uninstall it. All I see in Installed Updates are Security Updates for Microsoft Windows, Updates for Microsoft Windows, Hotfix for .NET, IE 8 and KB956250.
  I even went to Safe Mode to restore to an earlier version but the Restore option has been removed in Win 2008 so my question is how do I remove all Service Packs in a Windows 2008 SERVER?
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I applied the updates after I installed the Windows 2008 Operating System. I just did several Windows updates after I installed the OS. I installed the windows 2008 on 2 servers and I did several updates on both and one server says it has Service Pack 1 and the server in question says Server Pack 2, so the installation media is not a Windows 2008 with service pack 2 installation.
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Have to agree with haywood if this server edition came with SP2 slipstreamed into the media then you will not be able to uninstall

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You guys were right my coworker downloaded and I installed SP2 on the one server. Thanks.

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