Windows 2008 Service Pack removal
Posted on 2010-09-08
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?