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I have a single AD Controller in a simple domain.  It's running schema version 44.  Win Server 2008 Ent 32 BIT SP2 installed.

How can I take that up to schema 47 so I can add another DC running 2008 R2??

I have to run adprep, but from which disk?

Thanks!
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by:ChandarS
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Here is what the versions will mean:

47 = Windows Server 2008 R2
44 = Windows Server 2008
31 = Windows Server 2003 R2
30 = Windows Server 2003
13 = Windows 2000
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Krzysztof Pytko earned 250 total points
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You need to use adprep32 from Windows Server 2008 R2 DVD set. Run it on your W2K8 SP2 server

adprep32 /forestprep
adprep32 /domainprep

That's enough for now. After installing R2 as DC you can tranfer FSMO roles if you want to. But if not, leave them.
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You need to install Window Server 2008 R2 on you'r domain and uparde the shema version with the proper swich like
adprep32 /domainprep , adprep32 /forestprep

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Chandar Singh
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Is there a 32BIT version of 2008 R2?  I've created a server running 2008R2 64 bit and it's currently not a DC.  But, when I try to run adprep from the 2008R2 64 bit disk on my 2008 SP2 32 bit DC, it won't let me.
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by:Krzysztof Pytko
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That's right. Dariusg is right. R2 is only 64 bit and you need to use 32bit adprep on your W2K8 SP2
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Got it! WIll this interrupt the DC in anyway?  Restarts??  THanks!
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Nope, just you will not have any issues no one will see a problem
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