Solved

Cannot uninstall Exchange 2010

Posted on 2010-11-19
9
616 Views
Last Modified: 2012-08-14
windows 2008 R2.
Exchange 2010.

I tried installing exchange on a server - now i want to remove it to put it on a different box and keep that server as a DC.

I cannot uinstall exchange. I get errors when i tried to install it.
screenshots:
1) errors created when trying to uninstall it
2) console cannot open (to troubleshoot suggestions provided step 1) - it stays on that screen
3) screenshot of exchange services running

any tool out there? I want to completely remove it from my DC. Reformatting not an option anymore.
0
Comment
Question by:fstinc
9 Comments
 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:MegaNuk3
ID: 34175581
Tried setup.com /mode:uninstall. ?
0
 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:MegaNuk3
ID: 34175589
Tried setup.com /mode:uninstall
0
 

Author Comment

by:fstinc
ID: 34175642
screenshots attached.

I cannot get into the management shell either.
Document.pdf
0
Is Your AD Toolbox Looking More Like a Toybox?

Managing Active Directory can get complicated.  Often, the native tools for managing AD are just not up to the task.  The largest Active Directory installations in the world have relied on one tool to manage their day-to-day administration tasks: Hyena. Start your trial today.

 

Author Comment

by:fstinc
ID: 34175647
how do i run setup.com /mode:uinstall?
0
 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:MegaNuk3
ID: 34176136
From the install media or service pack source
0
 
LVL 12

Expert Comment

by:DarinTCH
ID: 34176147
have you tried technet
use install dvd and 'remove'
can be used for roles or full installation

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee332361.aspx
0
 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:MegaNuk3
ID: 34176588
0
 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:MegaNuk3
ID: 34176595
Use the above if this is your only Exchange 2010 server...
0
 
LVL 20

Accepted Solution

by:
Satya Pathak earned 500 total points
ID: 34180638
Hi This is known issue for exchange 2k10 hear is deatils please go through.

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/exchange2010/thread/d058717e-bf70-4449-91c2-fa00b47d415f/
0

Featured Post

PRTG Network Monitor: Intuitive Network Monitoring

Network Monitoring is essential to ensure that computer systems and network devices are running. Use PRTG to monitor LANs, servers, websites, applications and devices, bandwidth, virtual environments, remote systems, IoT, and many more. PRTG is easy to set up & use.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Following basic email etiquette rules will help you write a professional email and achieve a good, lasting impression with your contacts.
This article explains in simple steps how to renew expiring Exchange Server Internal Transport Certificate.
The video tutorial explains the basics of the Exchange server Database Availability groups. The components of this video include: 1. Automatic Failover 2. Failover Clustering 3. Active Manager
A short tutorial showing how to set up an email signature in Outlook on the Web (previously known as OWA). For free email signatures designs, visit https://www.mail-signatures.com/articles/signature-templates/?sts=6651 If you want to manage em…

778 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question